Copy of Letter

Production date
30 Jan 1840

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About this object
Copy of a letter. The original letter, dated 30 January 1840, was printed privately by William Colenso on behalf of James Busby, inviting chiefs to Waitangi for a hui to meet the newly arrived Consul Captain William Hobson. The text is written in Māori.
Edition/State/Version
Printed at bottom is 'Copy of letter summoning Chiefs to attend the Treaty of Waitangi'
Production technique
Media/Materials description
One sheet of grey paper printed in black ink.
Measurements
Length x Width: 207 x 152mm
Signature/Inscription
H.B. ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, Stamp, Stamped
(crown), Logo, Embossed
Subject date
30 Jan 1840
Display location
Current rights
Other number(s)
4088, 32490

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