Object #1025386 from MS-Papers-0032-0158

3 pages written by Sir Francis Dillon Bell to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Francis Dillon Bell, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0158 (46 digitised items). Contains correspondence between McLean and F D Bell, and Bell and William Fox; the correspondence covers the purchase of Maori land (especially at Wairarapa), fighting in the New Zealand Wars, politics (including information about the formation of Governments in the 1870s), and personal matters. 47 letters written from Taranaki, Wellington, London, Shag Valley, Wanganui, Dunedin, Melbourne, 1847-1853

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English (ATL)


My dear Maclean,

I send you herewith a tracing of the uketapu block, which I must entreat your taking particular care of as it is the only one here. If you wish to use it I would suggest your directing a copy to be made for you, and in fact I suppose this will in any case be necessary, for the signature of the men.


Yours very truly,
F. D. Bell
D. Maclean Esq.

English (ATL)


My dear Maclean,

I send you herewith a tracing of the uketapu block, which I must entreat your taking particular care of as it is the only one here. If you wish to use it I would suggest your directing a copy to be made for you, and in fact I suppose this will in any case be necessary, for the signature of the men.


Yours very truly,
F. D. Bell
D. Maclean Esq.

Part of:
Inward letters - Francis Dillon Bell, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0158 (46 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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