Letter from Te Tahana to McLean, Mar 1847

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0671A-03. Object #1031692

1 page written Mar 1847 by Te Tahana Waipakura to Sir Donald McLean in Ngamotu, 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)

Maehe 1847, no tetahi o nga ra

Haere ra, e taku pukapuka, ki Ngamotu, ki a Te Makarini.

E hoa,

Tena ra koe. Ka nui ra toku aroha atu ki a koe. Tenei ano taku kupu ki a koe, kia homai tetahi tatari[?] maku. Heoi ano taku kupu.

Na tou hoa aroha, na Te

English (E Ma)

1st of March 1847

Go off, my letter, to Ngamotu, to McLean.


Greetings to you. I have great affection for you. My message to you is [to ask if] you would give me a winnower [for wheat]. That's all I have to say.

From your good friend, Te

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0671A (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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