Object #1024113 from MS-Papers-0032-0534
From: Inward letters - J C Richmond, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0534 (35 digitised items). 33 letters written from Wellington, Turanganui, Ngatapa, Napier and Nelson, 1865-1870, & undated. Includes letter from Richmond to Ormond, Oct 1868; McLean to Richmond, 7 Jan 1869. Also piece-level inventory.
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feel more than official satisfaction at the account of their proceedings and of their mutual good will. You will hear shortly of arrangements about Opotiki and I believe the Govr. will help you by the "moral force" of a few soldiers at Napier. These things you must keep quiet till you hear more from us. We cannot advise about troops - that is out of our programme and bought not to know or sa anything of intentions not officially communicated. But the information that such plans are on foot and will be executed as soon as the Wanganui river is clear of
Hau haus may guide you in your action towards those prophets in your own neighbourhood I hope in a day or two we shall have our anxiety about Brassey and his men set at rest as thoroughly as was the case with you. The last news was that the Gundagai had got to Atene, the highest point ever reached by a steamer on Thursday the 27th. I hear that the native report was that there was to be no more attack on Pipiriki but that the Hauhaus intended to obtain the port again by negotiation.
Remember me kindly to Mr. and Mrs. Wilkinson and believe me dear Maclean
Our 57 prisoners are in Pt. Nicholson about 20 Whakatanes among them.
Inward letters - J C Richmond, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0534 (35 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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