Object #1020782 from MS-Papers-0032-0337

2 pages written 1 Jul 1864 by Jasper Lucas Herrick to Sir Donald McLean in Napier City

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Her - Hes, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0337 (13 digitised items). Correspondents:Jasper L Herrick, Poperanga, [Hawke's Bay], 1863-1864 and undated (4 letters); J Hervey, Wharaurangi, Poverty Bay & Tauranga, 1865-1866 (3 letters); E W Hesketh, Auckland, 1860 (3 letters); Hesketh & Richmond, Auckland, 1870 & 1876 (3 letters).

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July 1st 1864

Dear Sir

Observing the success which has recently attended the importation of Salmon roe to the Australian Colonies (at a comparatively small expense) dont you think it would well repay this Province, to vote a sum for their introduction here? as I am quite satisfied that the temperature of this country is far superior to that of Tasmania for that purpose - Having had some experience at home in the habits and propagation of Salmon, I don't think there could possibly be more suitable Rivers for their maturation than those immediately about here, one in particular being in my opinion quite equal to any Salmon river I have seen at home -

If you approve of the scheme and could get a sum placed on the estimates for the purpose, Williams and myself would pledge ourselves to Superintend the formation of ponds etc. for their reception as well their future management -

I am, Sir Yours truly
Jasper L. Herrick
Donald McLean Esq. Superintendent, Napier

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Her - Hes, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0337 (13 digitised items)
Series 1 Inward letters (English), Reference Number Series 1 Inward letters (English) (14501 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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