Letter from Rawiri to McLean, 10 May 1846

Reference Number: MS-Papers-0032-0670A-06. Object #1032678

Letter written from Te Awahou

3 pages written 10 May 1846 by Rawiri Te Awahou in Te Awahou to Sir Donald McLean in Wanganui, related to Te Ati Haunui a Paparangi.

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

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Te Awahou
10 Mei 1846


Ki Wanganui
Ki Te Makarini

E hoa,

Tena koe. E hoa, e kore au e tae atu. Kei a koe te whakaaro ki au, ko ahau anake i mahue iho nei. Ko nga moni moku hei te mutunga rawatanga ka homai ai, ma Kaiatua[?] e tango mai. E noho ana au e tatari i to taua kainga

English (E Ma)

Te Awahou
10 May 1846


To Wanganui
To McLean

Friend,

Greetings. Friend, I cannot get there. You make the decision for me. I am the only one left behind. The money for me in the final payment, Kaiatua[?] will bring it to me. I will stay and wait for it at our home in

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Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

i Te Awahou.


Na
Rawiri Te Awahou

English (E Ma)

Te Awahou.


From
Rawiri Te Awahou

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English (E Ma)


[Note following ] 'May 10.1846. Rawiri Te Awahou. Will take final payment for[?] his claim[?].'

Te Reo Maori (E Ma)

Te Awahou
10 Mei 1846


Ki Wanganui
Ki Te Makarini

E hoa,

Tena koe. E hoa, e kore au e tae atu. Kei a koe te whakaaro ki au, ko ahau anake i mahue iho nei. Ko nga moni moku hei te mutunga rawatanga ka homai ai, ma Kaiatua[?] e tango mai. E noho ana au e tatari i to taua kainga i Te Awahou.


Na
Rawiri Te Awahou

English (E Ma)

Te Awahou
10 May 1846


To Wanganui
To McLean

Friend,

Greetings. Friend, I cannot get there. You make the decision for me. I am the only one left behind. The money for me in the final payment, Kaiatua[?] will bring it to me. I will stay and wait for it at our home in Te Awahou.


From
Rawiri Te Awahou

[Note following ] 'May 10.1846. Rawiri Te Awahou. Will take final payment for[?] his claim[?].'

Part of:
Inward letters in Maori, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0670A (12 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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