Letter from Tipene to McLean, 17 Dec 1847

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0671B-09. Object #1031740

Letter asking McLean for wheat cutters

1 page written 17 Dec 1847 by Tipene to Sir Donald McLean, related to Taranaki Region, Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi).

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

17 Tihema 1847

E hoa, e Te Makarini,

Tena koe. Tenei taku kupu ki a koe, kaore aku toronaihi hei tapahi i taku witi. Koia au i mea ai mau e homai tetehi toronaihi maku. Heoi ano.

Na to hoa, na

English (E Ma)

17 December 1847

Friend, McLean,

Greetings. My message to you is that I have no scythes to cut my wheat. And this is why I am asking you to give me a scythe. That's all.

From your friend, from

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