Letter from Epiha to McLean, 4 Oct 1848

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0672D-03. Object #1030719

Letter written from Te Arokohue regarding an agreement about a mill

2 pages written 4 Oct 1848 by Epiha Te Kuao to Sir Donald McLean, related to Epiha Arama Karaka.

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

4 Oketopa 1848


E hoa, e Te Makarini,

Tenei ano taku kupu ki a koe. Ko taku pukapuka i hoatu ki a koe i te wiu poaka, te pukapuka o te hanganga o te mira, kei mahue atu i a koe, haria mai ano e koe. Me haere mai koe, korua ko Wiremu ki te huri i paraoa. Eoi ano.


Na tou hoa aroha, na
Epiha

English (E Ma)

4 October 1848


Friend, McLean,

My message to you is this. The letter I gave you at the pig hunt, the document about building a mill, don't leave it behind, bring it with you. You should come here, you and Williams, to grind the flour. That's all.


From your good friend, from
Epiha

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English (E Ma)


[Note following] 'Oct.4 1848. Epiha.wishing Mr McLean would bring the agreement of his mill.'

Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

4 Oketopa 1848


E hoa, e Te Makarini,

Tenei ano taku kupu ki a koe. Ko taku pukapuka i hoatu ki a koe i te wiu poaka, te pukapuka o te hanganga o te mira, kei mahue atu i a koe, haria mai ano e koe. Me haere mai koe, korua ko Wiremu ki te huri i paraoa. Eoi ano.


Na tou hoa aroha, na
Epiha

English (E Ma)

4 October 1848


Friend, McLean,

My message to you is this. The letter I gave you at the pig hunt, the document about building a mill, don't leave it behind, bring it with you. You should come here, you and Williams, to grind the flour. That's all.


From your good friend, from
Epiha

[Note following] 'Oct.4 1848. Epiha.wishing Mr McLean would bring the agreement of his mill.'

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0672D (11 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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