Letter from Nopera Tamure to McLean, 5 Oct 1848

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0672D-05. Object #1032573

Letter written from Otumatua regarding a purchase agreement

2 pages written 5 Oct 1848 by Nopera Tamure in Otumatua to Sir Donald McLean, related to Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi).

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Otumatua
8 Eketopa 1848


E tama, e Te Makarini,

Tena koe. Kia rongo mai koe ki taku kupu, e mea ana au kia homai e koe tetahi tira maku mo taku pae waka, me tetahi paipa.



Na Nopera Tamure

English (E Ma)

Otumatua
8 October 1848


Young man, McLean,

Greetings. Hear what I have to say. I suggest you give me a mast for my stranded canoe, and a pipe.



From Nopera Tamure

[Note following summarises.]

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0672D (11 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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