Official letter book (Land purchase), 27 Feb-23 May 1849
Reference Number: qMS-1211. Object #1032463
Contains copies of letters relating to Maori affairs and purchase of land at Wanganui, Turakina, Rangitikei and Manawatu. Many include `Inspector of Police'in the signature. Includes chronological index listing name of correspondent and subject matter of each letter. Also includes schedule, referred to in his dispatch to the Colonial Secretary, 21 May 1849. It contains a list of payments made listed in 3 columns headed `Place of residence', `Hapu', `Name of native receiving payment' and `No of bags each containing ten pounds in silver'.
48 pages written 27 Feb-23 May 1849 by Sir Donald McLean in Wanganui, Manawatu District and Rangitikei District to Auckland Region, Wellington and Wanganui, related to I Scroggs, Rt Hon Sir William Fox, David Stark Durie, Edward John Eyre, Dr Andrew Sinclair, Constantine Augustus Dillon, Manawatu-Wanganui Region.
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