Letter from Tutere Te Matau to McLean, 27 Sep 1852

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0676D-23. Object #1030092

3 pages written 27 Sep 1852 by Tutere Te Matau in Otaki to Sir Donald McLean, related to Ngati Raukawa.

A transcription/translation of this document (by E Ma) appears below.

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Otaki
27 Hepetema 1852


E tama, e Te Makarini,

Tena koe. He kupu naku ki a koe kia whakahokia mai a Reparoa. Kua tae mai te pukapuka a Wiremu Kingi ki a au, no konei au i tuhi atu ai kia whakahokia mai.

English (E Ma)

Otaki
27 September 1852


Young man, McLean,

Greetings. I have to say to you to return [the money for] Reparoa. A letter has come to me from Wiremu Kingi, which is why I write to you to return it.

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

I mea mai ia kia rima tekau pauna, no konei ka tuhia atu e au kia whakahokia mai ko nga toru tekau pauna kia whakakahoretia. Me whakahoki mai e koe. Heoti ano.


Na Tutere Te Matau

English (E Ma)

He said that it should be £50, and so I write for the return of £30 to finish it off. Reply to me. That's all.


From Tutere Te Matau

Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Otaki
27 Hepetema 1852


E tama, e Te Makarini,

Tena koe. He kupu naku ki a koe kia whakahokia mai a Reparoa. Kua tae mai te pukapuka a Wiremu Kingi ki a au, no konei au i tuhi atu ai kia whakahokia mai. I mea mai ia kia rima tekau pauna, no konei ka tuhia atu e au kia whakahokia mai ko nga toru tekau pauna kia whakakahoretia. Me whakahoki mai e koe. Heoti ano.


Na Tutere Te Matau

English (E Ma)

Otaki
27 September 1852


Young man, McLean,

Greetings. I have to say to you to return [the money for] Reparoa. A letter has come to me from Wiremu Kingi, which is why I write to you to return it. He said that it should be £50, and so I write for the return of £30 to finish it off. Reply to me. That's all.


From Tutere Te Matau

Part of:
Inwards letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0676D (22 digitised items)
Series 2 Inward letters (Maori), Reference Number Series 2 Inward letters (Maori) (3148 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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