Letter from Hori Kingi Te Anaua to McLean, 26 Mar 1849

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0673B-05. Object #1030869

Letter written from Putiki seeking advice from McLean regarding land sales

3 pages written 26 Mar 1849 by Hori Kingi Te Anaua to Sir Donald McLean, related to Putiki, Whanganui.

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

26 Maehe 1849


Ki a Te Makarini

E hoa,

Kua rongo ahau i tau kupu, kua whakaae atu ahau ki a koe. Ko te whenua ki Mangawero, me tuku mai e koe hei konei he korerotanga mo tatou. Kua tukua atu e ahau he pukapuka ki nga tangata o Mangawero inaianei, kia haere mai ratou

English (E Ma)

26 March 1849


To McLean

Friend,

I have heard what you said, and I agree with you. The land at Mangawero, you put forward to us now for us all to discuss together. I have sent a letter to the people of Mangawero now to come

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

i reira, ka rongo tahi taua i a ratou kupu. Heoi ano.


Na tou hoa aroha, na
Hori Kingi Te Anaua
Putikiwharanui

English (E Ma)

here, so you and I can hear their comments. That's all.


From your good friend, from
Hori Kingi Te Anaua
Putikiwharanui

Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

26 Maehe 1849


Ki a Te Makarini

E hoa,

Kua rongo ahau i tau kupu, kua whakaae atu ahau ki a koe. Ko te whenua ki Mangawero, me tuku mai e koe hei konei he korerotanga mo tatou. Kua tukua atu e ahau he pukapuka ki nga tangata o Mangawero inaianei, kia haere mai ratou i reira, ka rongo tahi taua i a ratou kupu. Heoi ano.


Na tou hoa aroha, na
Hori Kingi Te Anaua
Putikiwharanui

English (E Ma)

26 March 1849


To McLean

Friend,

I have heard what you said, and I agree with you. The land at Mangawero, you put forward to us now for us all to discuss together. I have sent a letter to the people of Mangawero now to come here, so you and I can hear their comments. That's all.


From your good friend, from
Hori Kingi Te Anaua
Putikiwharanui

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0673B (18 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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