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.

Download alow-resolution PDF or high-resolution PDF

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.


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.


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)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=1032101). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments