Letter from Ihakara to McLean, 6 Feb 1851

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0675B-02. Object #1032101

Letters written from Mataikona

2 pages written 6 Feb 1851 by Ihakara Rangiahua in Mataikona to Sir Donald McLean, related to Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Muaupoko, Rangitane.

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

No Mataikona
Na Ihakara
6 Whepueri 1851


Kua tae mai ahau ki Mataikona ki te kohi paua maku, nga tangata i tae mai 37.

Ki a Te Makarini.

E hoa, tena koe, kia 2 rua nga Ratapu ka hoki ahau ki Manawatu. Heoti ano.


Na
Ihakara

English (E Ma)

From Mataikona
From Ihakara
6 February 1851


I have arrived at Mataikona to collect pÄ?ua shellfish, with 37 people.

To McLean.

Friend, greetings. After two Sundays I will return to Manawatu. That's all.


From
Ihakara

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0675B (13 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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