Object #1022672 from MS-Papers-0032-0020

2 pages written 16 Oct 1868 by Sir Donald McLean in Napier City

From: Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0020 (47 digitised items). Comprise correspondence, memoranda and reports mainly relating to McLean's work as Government Agent in charge of the campaign against Te KootiAlso includes letters in Maori from Maori such as Mokena Te Kohere and Mohi Turei regarding ammunitions and provisions

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COPY. Napier.
16th. October 1868.


Dear Sir,

I have to request that you will, for the present, remain at the Wairoa, and avoid making any reference to the return of arms, or payment to natives, for past services. I mention this to avoid future complications. You will easily understand the reason.

Do all you can to keep Paora te Apatu, Hamana, old Maihi, Te Koari's tribe, Ihaka, and the other Chiefs, in good spirits; and report direct to me, in reference to what is going on.

I have taken the direction of affairs here, and on the East Coast; and you will send your Reports through me.


I remain Yours very truly, (Signed)
Donald McLean.
To:- F.E. Hamlin Esq.

Part of:
Superintendent, Hawkes Bay and Government Agent, East Coast - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0020 (47 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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