Letter from Paora Kukutai to McLean, 27 Aug 1849

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0673C-06. Object #1031331

From Waera asking goods for his house

2 pages written 27 Aug 1849 by Paora Kukutai in Warea to Sir Donald McLean, related to Ngati Tipa (Tainui), Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi).

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

27 Akuhata 1849


Ki a Makarini

E hoa, e Makarini,

Homai tetahi inihi mo te toa o toku whare, ko te inihi kokomo nei. Ma Himiona e mau mai.


Na to kaumatua aroha,
na Paora Kukutai
Kei Warea

English (E Ma)

27 August 1849


To McLean

Friend, McLean,

Please give me a hinge for insertion in the door of my house. Himiona will bring it to me.


From your affectionate elder,
from Paora Kukutai
At Warea

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English (E Ma)


[Note following] 'Aug. 29 1849. Paora Kukutai asking for hinge for his store.'

Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

27 Akuhata 1849


Ki a Makarini

E hoa, e Makarini,

Homai tetahi inihi mo te toa o toku whare, ko te inihi kokomo nei. Ma Himiona e mau mai.


Na to kaumatua aroha,
na Paora Kukutai
Kei Warea

English (E Ma)

27 August 1849


To McLean

Friend, McLean,

Please give me a hinge for insertion in the door of my house. Himiona will bring it to me.


From your affectionate elder,
from Paora Kukutai
At Warea

[Note following] 'Aug. 29 1849. Paora Kukutai asking for hinge for his store.'

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