Object #1024984 from MS-Papers-0032-0194

2 pages written 8 Mar 1870 by Robert Smelt Bush in Ohinemuri to Sir Donald McLean in Auckland Region

From: Inward letters - Robert S Bush, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0194 (97 digitised items). 96 letters written between 1870-1876 from Ohinemuri, Auckland, Ngaruawahia, Raglan.In includes letter in Maori from Hone Te One of Kawhia re meeting the Maori King in Kawhia, 1873.

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English (ATL)

independent of the King Party, and act on his own account, - i.e. I presume join Te Kooti.

I have also the honor to inform you that a party consisting of three, - two men and one woman, have just arrived. They belong to the Ngatikuhungunu tribe, and Te Kooti's force.

I have the honor to be Sir
Your obedient servant (Signed)
Robert Bush.
To:- The Honble Donald McLean Defence Minister Auckland.

English (ATL)

COPY. Ohinemuri

March 8th. 1870.



Sir,

I have the honor to inform you that Te Hira has left Ohinemuri for Mataura, there to take up his abode for the present. He was met on the road, by Paratene, Te Kooti's chief man, and ten Ngatiporous, who accompanied him to Mataura. I have no doubt in my mind that he has gone to have an interview with Te Kooti; more especially as I am informed, from reliable sources, that the three Hau Haus, - Hohepa, Tareranui and Te Herehi, - are on their way to Tokongamutu, for the purpose of asking Tawhiao to assist Te Hira. Should he refuse, Te Hira will declare himself independent of the King Party, and act on his own account, - i.e. I presume join Te Kooti.

I have also the honor to inform you that a party consisting of three, - two men and one woman, have just arrived. They belong to the Ngatikuhungunu tribe, and Te Kooti's force.

I have the honor to be Sir
Your obedient servant (Signed)
Robert Bush.
To:- The Honble Donald McLean Defence Minister Auckland.

Part of:
Inward letters - Robert S Bush, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0194 (97 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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