Maori letters (translated)

Maori letters (translated)
Hipango, Hoani Wiremu, -1865; Jones, Michael Rotohiko, 1895-1978; Te Rauparaha, Tamihana, 1819-1876

Contains Maori letters, some translated by Michael Rotohiko Jones. Mentions the recent death of the Ngati Raukawa chief Nepia Taratoa and inquiry by Tamihana Te Rauparaha about the question of Mana Island. Also includes a series of letters about a Ngati Raukawa (Otaki) person named Hapeta who has been requested to appear before the magistrate in Wellington for an unmentioned crime, with assurances by Buller that he won't be imprisoned.

Correspondence to Mantell about meetings to discuss the sale of the Rangitikei Block and discussion about price per acre and total payment for the block, particularly by the Ngati Raukawa.

Includes correspondence between Hohepa Tamaihengia and Matene Te Whiwhi regarding Maori reserved lands in the Wellington district.

Language - With translations by M R Jones

Quantity: 1 folder(s).

Finding Aids: Piece-level inventory available.

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Part of
Mantell family : Papers / Series 2/1 Walter Mantell - Official correspondence and notes
1 folder(s), Manuscripts, Translations (Documents)
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