Object #1024430 from MS-Papers-0032-0013
From: Secretary, Native Department - War in Taranaki and Waikato and King Movement, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0013 (26 digitised items). Includes lists of Maori killed at Mahoetahi 6 November 1860 and includes letters signed by Maori such as Tawhiao but penned in McLean's hand or by other government officials.
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requested to return to his District, and another officer sent to replace him. I find that the sending of war vessels to the White Cliffs, which was advised by Mr. Hay is likely to afford tribes about here and elsewhere a pretext for attacking out-settlers. Some communications have been received
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from the Natives on the subject, which I have not time, as the mail will shortly leave, to enclose. I merely mention this to show how very insecure our New Zealand settlements are, and how much they may be affected by what may appear a very trifling circumstance.
I have no news to send by this Mail.
Secretary, Native Department - War in Taranaki and Waikato and King Movement, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0013 (26 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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