Object #1024965 from MS-Papers-0032-0344

3 pages written 14 Oct 1873 by Thomas Hood Cockburn Cockburn-Hood in Auckland Region to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Hom - Hop, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0344 (15 digitised items). Correspondents:G Homeyer, New Plymouth, 1868 (1 letter); T H Cockburn Hood, Hawera, Auckland, Nelson, & Cambridge, 1873-1875 (7 letters); Wharton Hood, London, undated letter; William Hood, New Plymouth, 1869 (1 letter); Charles W Hope, HMS Brisk (Auckland), 1867 and undated (3 letters); E Hope, Manawatu, 1860 (letter in Maori); Josiah Hopkins, Kawhia, 1854 (1 letter).

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English (ATL)

Auckland
14th Oct. 1873


My dear Mr. McLean

If the Government would desire German Emigrants of a good class I have an opportunity of being able probably to do a good deal in obtaining them also, as well as English and Scotch - a cousin of mine is married to Baron Poelnitz of Franconberg in Bavaria, who is hereditary Chamberlain to the King - they had often asked me to pay them a visit there, and I make little doubt, but that through their influence much might be done in directing part of the tide of Berman emigration to New Zealand, as I think it makes all the difference to an Emigration Agent, having the support of landed proprietors in the districts he visits - as I mentioned before to you my idea would be to have a payment of a certain sum for each emigrant sent, which I would be willing to receive in land, on the west coast of this island, the locality to be fixed by me now

I am
Yours very truly
T. H. Cockburn Hood
Northern Club

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Hom - Hop, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0344 (15 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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