Object #1027405 from MS-Papers-0032-0004

2 pages written 21 Jul 1851 by Sir Donald McLean to Wellington

From: Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0004 (36 digitised items). Contains letters to and from McLean with regard to the business of purchasing of Maori land in Taranaki, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and elsewhere; also contains details of various purchases and related business

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English (ATL)

MEMO. Wellington
21st. July 1851.



A Native of the Southern States of America, named James Daniel, states that he has been a resident in New Zealand for the last 13 years; that he is married to a native woman named Louisa, of Te Matahoio tribe, at Ngamotu; that she claims land there, and that he requests to get a piece of Reserve to settle his wife upon at Taranaki. He says that he has been 4 years married, and that he would be

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English (ATL)

satisfied with an acre or small piece of land on a reserve at Wellington. I told him that a small piece might probably be given to his wife at Taranaki.

(Signed)
Donald McLean.
Land Commissioner. July 21st. 1851.

English (ATL)

MEMO. Wellington
21st. July 1851.



A Native of the Southern States of America, named James Daniel, states that he has been a resident in New Zealand for the last 13 years; that he is married to a native woman named Louisa, of Te Matahoio tribe, at Ngamotu; that she claims land there, and that he requests to get a piece of Reserve to settle his wife upon at Taranaki. He says that he has been 4 years married, and that he would be satisfied with an acre or small piece of land on a reserve at Wellington. I told him that a small piece might probably be given to his wife at Taranaki.

(Signed)
Donald McLean.
Land Commissioner. July 21st. 1851.

Part of:
Native Land Purchase Commissioner - Papers, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0004 (36 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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