Object #1020662 from MS-Papers-0032-0004

2 pages written 7 Aug 1851 by Alfred Domett in Wellington City to Sir Donald McLean

From: Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0004 (36 digitised items). Contains letters to and from McLean with regard to the business of purchasing of Maori land in Taranaki, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and elsewhere; also contains details of various purchases and related business

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Colonial Secretary Wellington

7th. August 1851.



Sir,

I have had the honour to receive, and lay before His Excellency, the Goveraor-in-Chief, your letter of the 30th. ultimo, respecting the progress made in the surveys at Hawke's Bay, since your report of the 14th. April last.

Referring to the sixth paragraph of your communication. submitting for His Excellency's consideration, whether you may be authorised to send a messenger to the Ahuriri to withdraw Mr. Pelichet, the duties assigned to him being nearly completed. His Excellency observes that that

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gentleman should be withdrawn, as recommended by you; and that the question of his further employment can be subsequently settled.

I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most obedient servant, (Signed)
Alfred Domett
Colonial Secretary. To:- Donald McLean Esq.
Land Commissioner.

English (ATL)

Colonial Secretary Wellington

7th. August 1851.



Sir,

I have had the honour to receive, and lay before His Excellency, the Goveraor-in-Chief, your letter of the 30th. ultimo, respecting the progress made in the surveys at Hawke's Bay, since your report of the 14th. April last.

Referring to the sixth paragraph of your communication. submitting for His Excellency's consideration, whether you may be authorised to send a messenger to the Ahuriri to withdraw Mr. Pelichet, the duties assigned to him being nearly completed. His Excellency observes that that gentleman should be withdrawn, as recommended by you; and that the question of his further employment can be subsequently settled.

I have the honour to be Sir,
Your most obedient servant, (Signed)
Alfred Domett
Colonial Secretary. To:- Donald McLean Esq.
Land Commissioner.

Part of:
Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0004 (36 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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