Object #1022173 from MS-Papers-0032-0026

1 page written 29 Aug 1868 by John Davies Ormond to Sir Donald McLean in Wellington

From: Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Telegrams, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0026 (151 digitised items). No Item Description

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NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. To:- Donald McLean
Wellington August 29th. 1868



Despatch from Deighton reports scouting party started to obtain enemy, Native from upper Wairoa brought word enemy still at Puke Tapu fortifying position.

Party of enemy been down to Tuhi for potatoes. Plenty of potatoes at Tuhi Himiona's place. Wairoa natives strengthening pas at Matiti, Te Hatepe, Rua Tanewha, and much alarmed. I shall still await information from Scouts before sending anyone from here. If required send Richardson. Telegraph fuller presently.

(Signed)
Ormond.

Part of:
Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Telegrams, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0026 (151 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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