Object #1023700 from MS-Papers-0032-0508

2 pages written 21 Jul 1871 by Dr Daniel Pollen in Auckland Region to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Daniel Pollen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0508 (61 digitised items). 59 letters written by Dr Pollen from Auckland and Wellington, 1871-1876. One letter from Marian J Pollen, Dec 1876.

A transcription/translation of this document (by ATL) appears below.

Download alow-resolution PDF or high-resolution PDF

English (ATL)

Auckland

July 21, 1871



My dear McLean,

I enclose copy of Telegram from Searancke reporting the driving of Douglas and Walkers stock off the leased lands and over the boundary and copy of my answer; What is to be done?

Invitations to Te Kuiti for the 30th are flying about to all Kupapas and to the Pakeha also. Te Aroha is the subject put forward and a talk of peace upon certain conditions which will probably be found impossible.

I have a memo. from Heaphy about the location of Paora Toki and the Taniwi. There is no land at Waiheki nor at Wairoa, except some distance in the bush, but we have agreed that Cabbage Bay will be just the place. There is land, fishing, and isolation for them if they will consent to go there. I will see the Supt. about the land and report by next mail.

The big ship has come with small freight and few passengers. Vogel has not turned up; he has been presented at Court it appears and is engaged upon a scheme for consolidating the British Empire.

The French news is horrible. Maories are highly civilzed and chivalrous people in comparison with the communists of Paris.


Yours very truly,
Daniel Pollen

Part of:
Inward letters - Daniel Pollen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0508 (61 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)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=1023700). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments