Object #1021846 from MS-Papers-0032-0374

3 pages written by Henry King to Sir Donald McLean in Te Henui

From: Inward letters - Henry King, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0374 (73 digitised items). 71 letters written from Taranaki - Police Office, Brooklands & New Plymouth

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English (ATL)

Tuesday Noon.
Dear McLean,

I am much obliged for your communication and am pleased to hear that the two Chiefs expected from Waikanae are so friendly disposed towards the Europeans it augurs well provided they are not contaminated by the Pukatapo heathens after their arrival.

I fear the report brought by Mr.Seranki respecting

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English (ATL)

the Auckland Messenger is not correct. I shall however wait patiently this week and if nothing transpires may be induced to dispatch a man next week, for the purpose of relieving the minds of the settlers which must naturally be in a state of anxious suspense.

I apprehend you are not very busy why not come up tomorrow to take a family dinner with us at 1/2 pt. 2.


Yours truly,
Henry King.

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English (ATL)

To:-- D. Mclean Esq.Enui

English (ATL)

Tuesday Noon.
Dear McLean,

I am much obliged for your communication and am pleased to hear that the two Chiefs expected from Waikanae are so friendly disposed towards the Europeans it augurs well provided they are not contaminated by the Pukatapo heathens after their arrival.

I fear the report brought by Mr.Seranki respecting the Auckland Messenger is not correct. I shall however wait patiently this week and if nothing transpires may be induced to dispatch a man next week, for the purpose of relieving the minds of the settlers which must naturally be in a state of anxious suspense.

I apprehend you are not very busy why not come up tomorrow to take a family dinner with us at 1/2 pt. 2.


Yours truly,
Henry King.
To:-- D. Mclean Esq.Enui

Part of:
Inward letters - Henry King, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0374 (73 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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