Object #1024376 from MS-Papers-0032-0048

1 page written 21 Jul 1870 by Sir Donald McLean in Wellington

From: Minister of Colonial Defence - East Coast hostilities, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0048 (47 digitised items). Includes correspondence between iwi advising each other of their planned intentions and strategies for dealing with warring iwi and from Lucy Grey regarding events in Taranaki

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Copy of Telegram. Wellington

21st. July 1870.


To Captain Preece. Tapuaeharuru.

Complaints have been made that Captain Mair and you have been advising the natives against surrendering at the Wairoa. I hope you will be able to explain this, as it is clearly wrong to tender such advice.

(Signed)
Donald McLean.
True Extract. (Signed)
Jno. Stevens.

Part of:
Minister of Colonial Defence - East Coast hostilities, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0048 (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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