Letter, Te Hāpuku

Hāpuku, Te
Production date
19 Apr 1883

Object detail

Brief Description
Letter written in Māori to George Preece, resident Magistrate of Napier from Te Hāpuku of Mohaka.

a) Letter written in Māori.

b) Te Hāpuku writes that neither him nor Preece can agree as to who should be the policeman for the area and suggests that there be no one appointed at all. The translator has signed it Te Hukupa instead of Te Hāpuku as it is signed in the original.

Courthouse number 114/83 and envelope number 12.
Production date
19 Apr 1883
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten in black ink on paper.
Height x Width: 204 x 126mm
Height x Width: 330 x 20mm
Subject period
Subject date
19 Apr 1883
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