Object #1023397 from MS-Papers-0032-0001

2 pages written 3 Jun 1844 by Dr Andrew Sinclair in Auckland City

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)

Colonial Secretarys Office,
Auckland,
3 June, 1844.


Sir,

In acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the 24 ultimo enclosing a Copy of Mr. Protector McLeans report of his visit to the Island of Waiheke.

I have it in command from the Governor to acquaint you that His Excellency highly approves the arrangement concluded by that Gentleman and the successful conduct of this affair regarding which there has been so much discussion and negociation.

I am further to return to you herewith approved by His Excellency in this Instance the bill for travelling and native allowances for the above officer amounting to £6.10.6. I have at the same time to inform you that an amended scale of travelling expences is under consideration and that the hitherto authorized and established sum of 7/6 per diem will not be granted in

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English (ATL)

future.


I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servt.,
Andrew Sinclair,
Colonial Secretary.
The Chief Protector of Aborigines.

English (ATL)

Colonial Secretarys Office,
Auckland,
3 June, 1844.


Sir,

In acknowledging the receipt of your letter of the 24 ultimo enclosing a Copy of Mr. Protector McLeans report of his visit to the Island of Waiheke.

I have it in command from the Governor to acquaint you that His Excellency highly approves the arrangement concluded by that Gentleman and the successful conduct of this affair regarding which there has been so much discussion and negociation.

I am further to return to you herewith approved by His Excellency in this Instance the bill for travelling and native allowances for the above officer amounting to £6.10.6. I have at the same time to inform you that an amended scale of travelling expences is under consideration and that the hitherto authorized and established sum of 7/6 per diem will not be granted in future.


I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servt.,
Andrew Sinclair,
Colonial Secretary.
The Chief Protector of Aborigines.

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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