Official letter book (mainly land surveys), 8 Mar 1847-14 Aug 1848

Reference Number: qMS-1207. Object #1032472

Letter book headed, `Letters on subjects connected with land at New Plymouth, commencing 8 March 1847'. Mainly of the letters include `Inspector of Police' as part of the signature.Includes correspondence relating to surveying land and the purchasing of land from Maori. The bulk of the correspondence is with the Colonial Secretary and Captain King, Police Magistrate, New Plymouth. Other correspondents include Wellington Carrington, surveyer, William Halse and Rev Turton. At the front of the volume is an index which list the letters in chronological order recording the name of the recipient and the subject matter of the letter.

44 pages written 8 Mar 1847-14 Aug 1848 by Henry King and Sir Donald McLean in New Plymouth District and Taranaki Region to Sir Francis Dillon Bell and Henry King in New Plymouth District and Auckland Region, related to Dr Andrew Sinclair, Wellington Carrington, Captain Henry King, Rev Henry Hanson Turton.

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Part of:
Police and Native Land Purchase Departments - Letter books, Reference Number qMS-1206-1212 (7 digitised items)
Series 3 Letter books, Reference Number Series 3 Letter books (19 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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