Object #1021089 from MS-Papers-0032-0141
From: Inward letters - Surnames, Ab to Al, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0141 (33 digitised items). Correspondents: F S Abbott, Wellington & Waipawa, 1853-1869 (5 letters); A Abel, Melbourne, 1854 (2 letters); P Abercrombie, Barrier Island & Auckland, 1841-1858 (5 letters); A B Abraham, Taranaki, Melbourne & London, 1848-1864 (2 letters); Bishop C J Abraham, Auckland & Wellington, 1856-1863 & undated (6 letters); John A'Deane, Aschott, 1865-1875 (8 letters); Dr Alfred Agassiz, Mercury Bay, 1871 (1 letter); William Aitken, Auckland, 1864 (1 letter); Dr Andrew Aldcorn, Melbourne, 1854 (1 letter); Douglas Alderson, Dunedin, 1867-1869 (2 letters); J Aldridge, Auckland, 1872 (1 letter).
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26th. November 1868
I am in receipt of your favour of 23rd. inst. I have enquired at what depth water may be obtained, both at Court and the Church. Water could be obtained at the Court at about 30 feet. At the Church, as it is situated on a rise, it is very uncertain, as rock exists at certain
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depths. Probably you might have to sink 100 feet; judging that to be about the level of the Waipawa river. Surface water might be obtained. I would not advise it, on account of drainage from the graves.
I remain dear Sir Yours truly (Signed)
To:- His Honour The Superintendent Napier
Inward letters - Surnames, Ab to Al, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0141 (33 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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