Letter from Reihana to McLean, 30 Feb 1851

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0675B-13. Object #1030227

1 page written 30 Feb 1851 by Reihana in and Port Nicholson to Sir Donald McLean, related to Parewanui, Muaupoko, Rangitane.

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Parewanui ki Poneke
30 Pepuere 1851

Ki a Te Makarini raua ko Makitonore

E hoa, kia rongo mai ki taku karere ki a koe, no te toru tekau ma tahi o nga ra o Pepuere i mate ai to korua hoa ka aroha, ko Te Kawana, ko Kingi Hori, kua mate, kua ngaro ia i waenga i a matou.

Na Te Reihana

English (E Ma)

Parewanui at Port Nicholson
30 February 1851

To McLean and McDonald

Friends, hear my message to you. On the 31st of February your beloved friend died. Te Kawana, Kingi Hori has died; he has gone from the midst of us.

Te Reihana

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0675B (13 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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