Official letter book (Police and Land purchase), 9 Aug 1849-30 Oct 1850
Reference Number: qMS-1212. Object #1032562
Copies of letters written by McLean in his capacity of Inspector of Police and Land Commissioner. They relate to policing issues, Maori and land purchases in Wanganui, Turakina, Rangitikei and Manawautu districts. Includes copy of a list of chiefs who received payment of 500 pounds, being the second instalment due as per deed of sale of the Rangitikei and Whangaehu districts, 10 Jul 1850. In the front of the volume is a chronological index listing correspondent and subject matter of each letter.
51 pages written 9 Aug 1849-30 Oct 1850 by Major Alfred Francis William Wyatt, Alfred Domett, Rev Richard Taylor, Moses Campbell, Samuel Deighton, Robert Park, Charles H Louis Pelichet, Sir Donald McLean and J M M Sutherland in New Plymouth District, Wanganui District, Wellington, Taranaki Region, Wanganui, Manawatu District and Rangitikei District to Sir Donald McLean in Auckland Region, Wellington and Manawatu District, related to Rt Hon Sir William Fox, David Stark Durie, Sir George Grey, Edward John Eyre, Sir Godfrey John Thomas, Henry William Petre, Dr Andrew Sinclair, Constantine Augustus Dillon, Captain Henry King, Robert Roger Strang, Manawatu-Wanganui Region.
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