Letter from Wiremu Kingi to McLean, 11 Sep 1846

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0670B-02. Object #1031569

Letter to McLean about a financial transaction

3 pages written 11 Sep 1846 by Wiremu Kingi Te Rangitake to Sir Donald McLean, related to Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi).

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

11 Hepetema 1846


E hoa, e Makarini,

Kei a koe te whakaaro mo nga pono, te tikanga koia tenei me tupeka he utu. Ki te whakaae koe, tuhituhia mai e koe kia rongo ahau, maua ko Hori, i tau tikanga. Koia tenei, ko te kauae kotahi i a maua

English (E Ma)

11 September 1846


Friend, McLean,

It's up to you about the goods[?], the resolution could be tobacco as payment. If you agree, write to me, so I shall know, to Hori and I, with your suggestion. But there is this,

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

ko Hori, kia rua nga kake tupeka. Heoi ano.


Na
Hori Kingi raua ko Wiremu Kingi

English (E Ma)

as Hori and I are of one jaw [family? rank?], let there be two plugs of tobacco. That's all.


From
Hori Kingi and Wiremu Kingi

Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

11 Hepetema 1846


E hoa, e Makarini,

Kei a koe te whakaaro mo nga pono, te tikanga koia tenei me tupeka he utu. Ki te whakaae koe, tuhituhia mai e koe kia rongo ahau, maua ko Hori, i tau tikanga. Koia tenei, ko te kauae kotahi i a maua ko Hori, kia rua nga kake tupeka. Heoi ano.


Na
Hori Kingi raua ko Wiremu Kingi

English (E Ma)

11 September 1846


Friend, McLean,

It's up to you about the goods[?], the resolution could be tobacco as payment. If you agree, write to me, so I shall know, to Hori and I, with your suggestion. But there is this, as Hori and I are of one jaw [family? rank?], let there be two plugs of tobacco. That's all.


From
Hori Kingi and Wiremu Kingi

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0670B (12 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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