Object #1025231 from MS-Papers-0032-0580

2 pages written 13 Jan 1872 by John Valentine Smith in Masterton to Sir Donald McLean in Wellington

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Smith, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0580 (30 digitised items). Correspondents:John Valentine Smith, Wellington & Wairarapa, 1851-1872 (22 letters); R W Smith (to Wilson), Wanganui, 1857 (1 letter); Richard Smith, Auckland, 1868 (1 letter); S Percy Smith, Taranaki, 1862-1872 (4 letters); Thomas Smith, Patea, 1868 (1 letter); Thomas Dillon Smith, Shakespeare Road, 1866 (1 letter)Contains correspondence to McLean from a number of people, dealing principally with the purchase and resale of Maori land and related issues; in particular, there are a number of letters from John Valentine Smith of Castlepoint (later Masterton) to McLean with regard to Maori land purchases and related difficulties, and to the disposition of Wairarapa Maori towards the Government and towards the Kingitanga

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Inward letters - Surnames, Smith, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0580 (30 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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