Object #1022330 from MS-Papers-0032-0001

2 pages written 19 Apr 1844 by George Clarke

From: Protector of Aborigines - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0001 (21 digitised items). Memos and correspondence with George Clarke, the Chief Protector of Aborigines, including draft reports by McLean on his meetings with Maori relating to disputes and negotiations over land.Also includes translation of a letter (1844) from Te Wherowhero to the Taranaki chiefs urging them not to follow Te Rauparaha's example of confrontation refering to the Wairau conflict (1839) and notes of a meeting between Ngamotu Maori and McLean, 27 Sep 1844.

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English (ATL)

Memo.

The land described below may be purchased - If not sold to a private purchaser I shall offer a small sum and make it a Reserve.


Robt.FitzRoy, Govr.
April 19, 1844.


The land referred too above lies near Mahurangi and is known by the name of Waimai, and the Tumu.

George Clarke.

To G. Clarke, Esq.
What amount would his Excellency expect for the right of preemption to the whole of this block.
I presume the same as in every other purchase.

English (ATL)

Memo.

The land described below may be purchased - If not sold to a private purchaser I shall offer a small sum and make it a Reserve.


Robt.FitzRoy, Govr.
April 19, 1844.


The land referred too above lies near Mahurangi and is known by the name of Waimai, and the Tumu.

George Clarke.

To G. Clarke, Esq.
What amount would his Excellency expect for the right of preemption to the whole of this block.
I presume the same as in every other purchase.

Part of:
Protector of Aborigines - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0001 (21 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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