Object #1021252 from MS-Papers-0032-0723

1 page written 28 Apr 1860 by an unknown author in Raglan

From: Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0723 (49 digitised items). Names of identified correspondents entered in Name Field.Includes draft reply to letter regarding the Hawke's Bay Province superintendancy, 12 Jan 1859; misfiled letters written in 1851 to his aunt Annabella McLean; letter re Mr Schnackenberg (Resident missionary) and settlers at Kawhia, Apr 1860; list of Maori names, ca 1860 (written in pencil);

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English (ATL)


April 28 1860

Dear Sir,

I have received you favor of yesterday.

In reply to the first part of your communication I find that it is impossible to make any arrangements for the security and defence of the European inhabitants of Kawhia consequently I have requested Mr. Brewer the Sub Collector of Customs to charter the two vessels now in that harbour to convey all the Europeans to Manukau.

With reference to the arms taken by the Natives I shall take the first opportunity of communicating the circumstance to His Excellency the Govr.

Part of:
Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0723 (49 digitised items)
Series 4 Drafts and fragments of outwards letters, Reference Number Series 4 Drafts and fragments of outwards letters (889 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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