Object #1021583 from MS-Papers-0032-0183

2 pages written 3 Aug 1860 by Sir Thomas Robert Gore Browne to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 digitised items). 70 letters, 1855-1860

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English (ATL)


My dear McLean,

Matters are in such a state that I can see nothing from Ministers and it is not certain what may be result of the present debates. I think it will be better to ask them to make provision for the meeting of a conference in 1861 without attending

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English (ATL)

to the amount.

When you have time dont forget the arrangement about Chiefs' salary for we ought to get this Ministry to assent: their position is certainly not safe though I hope they will get through somehow.

Believe me,
Yours sincerely,
T. G. B.
August 3. 1860


Registration of Native lands under same law as for Europeans tribal boundaries to be defined by commissioners and chiefs not allowed to fight over land

English (ATL)


My dear McLean,

Matters are in such a state that I can see nothing from Ministers and it is not certain what may be result of the present debates. I think it will be better to ask them to make provision for the meeting of a conference in 1861 without attending to the amount.

When you have time dont forget the arrangement about Chiefs' salary for we ought to get this Ministry to assent: their position is certainly not safe though I hope they will get through somehow.

Believe me,
Yours sincerely,
T. G. B.
August 3. 1860


Registration of Native lands under same law as for Europeans tribal boundaries to be defined by commissioners and chiefs not allowed to fight over land

Part of:
Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 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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