Object #1023240 from MS-Papers-0032-0277
From: Inward letters - Surnames, Foo - Fox, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0277 (37 digitised items). Correspondents:A Cracroft Fookes, Wanganui, 1873 (1 letter); James Foot, Point Russell (Waikato), 1870 (1 letter); Charles Forbes, Manawatu Ferry, undated letter; Father J Forest, Napier, 1865-1873 (3 letters); Thomas Spencer Forsaith, Waingaroa, Wellington, Wainui & Auckland,1844-1858 (8 letters).Also: P Fortescue, Patea, Napier & Akitio, 1864-1871 (3 letters); Miss Eliza Foster, undated letter; Frederick A C Foster, Wellington, 1869 (2 letters); John Foster, undated letter; R N Foster, Mount Erin (Havelock), 1867 (1 letter); Ebenezer Fox, London, Wellington & Auckland, 1872-1875 & undated (3 letters); Edward Thomas Fox, Wanganui, 1856-1874 (9 letters); James G Fox, Wellington, 1870-1871 (3 letters).
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Extract from letter to McLean from James G. Fox.
17th. April, 1871.
I take the liberty of informing you that as far as I am able to judge the Force is in a very satisfactory state. I have just received intimation that Sub. Inspr. McDonell's commission has been cancelled, I am not sorry that his connection with the Force has ceased because he has been very useless and indeed a discredit to the Establishment.
Inspector Pitt arrived here in the Lord Ashley brig. It was not considered advisable to enter upon his
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case seeing that the decision in Major Withers case was sufficient.
As the Force, by resignations and discharges, is coming down very near its authorized strengh I would respect-fully ask whether I may not again commence enrolling more especially as Lt.Col. ule informs me that he will require a reinforcement soon. There are several application from promising men (young colonists whose families are settled in both islands) whom I would wish very much to see in the Force.
Inward letters - Surnames, Foo - Fox, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0277 (37 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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