Object #1025185 from MS-Papers-0032-0002
From: Protector of Aborigines - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0002 (34 digitised items). Includes correspondence with George Clarke, Chief Protector of Aborigines and others relating to Maori affairs in the Taranaki and Wanganui area. Includes list of the principal chiefs of the Puketapu tribe (1845), many of whom had settled at the unoccupied Ngati Toa pa at Te Uruhi on the Kapiti Coast; a report by Rev. Skevington on a dispute between Taupo and Wanganui Maori; description of the boundaries of the small block including the town and suburbs of New Plymouth, 22 Nov 1844 and lists of expenses incurred by McLean carry out his official duties
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Feby. 4th, 1845.
I have the honor to acknowledge your letter of the 2nd of January, 1845, enclosing a map of the Block of Land purchased from the Ngamotu Tribe, together with the request of the Revd.- Bolland for permission to purchase "two acres of land reserved No. 16 on the Map as a site for a Church and School House".
You will have the goodness to inform Mr. Bolland that the right of preemption is waived in respect of this in favor of the New Zealand Company only.
Protector of Aborigines - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0002 (34 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
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