Letter from Te Tahana to McLean, 29 Jan 1849

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0673A-03. Object #1032583

3 pages to Sir Donald McLean, related to Te Tahana Waipakura, Rangitikei District, Ngati Raukawa ki te Tonga, Whanganui.

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

29 Hanuere 1849

Ki a Te Makarini

E hoa,

Tena koe. E tama, kei te whakaaro ano ahau ki tau kupu. Ki te mea ka tae mai koe ki Rangitikei, kia tuhituhi mai koe ki ahau. Heoi ano.

Na tou hoa aroha, na Te Tahana

English (E Ma)

29 January 1849

To McLean


Greetings. Young man, I am thinking still about your message, and if you should come to Rangitikei, then write to me. That's all.

From your good friend, from Te Tahana

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0673A (10 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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