Object #1025910 from MS-Papers-0032-0557

2 pages written 29 Jan 1869 by an unknown author in Taupo to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Surnames, St George, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0557 (19 digitised items). Correspondents:George St George, New Plymouth, 1848-1849 (4 letters); J G St George, Taupo, 1866-1869 (13 letters); Leo St George, Greytown, 1875 (1 letter).

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January 29, 1869

My dear Sir,

My natives having written telling me that Col. Lambert had arrived at Taupo I rode over to see him and gave him all the information that I could on the state of affairs here, he of course will tell you everything but I may say that there is no danger whatever of any disturbance - I wrote to you about being fired over Hohepa. He of course has made the most of it so that he may get arms etc.

I only recd. the letter from your secretary yesterday telling me that a trooper would be sent up monthly.

I need not say that no trooper has ever arrived.

John St. George.
His Honor D. McLean Esqre.

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, St George, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0557 (19 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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