Letter, Pai Mārire from Donald McLean

Production date
11 Oct 1866

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About this object
The letter to the Pai Mārire (known at that time as Hauhau) is from Donald McLean and is dated 11 October 1866.

In the letter written from Napier, Donald McLean questions the reason why the Hauhau have come to Heretaunga. He continues, that the Hauhau have come to a peaceful region and caused confusion and disturbance and asks for them to give up their arms and surrender.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten in black ink on blue paper
Height x Width: 342 x 210mm
Subject period
Subject date
11 Oct 1866
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Current rights
Credit line
gifted by Mrs Wanklyn
Other number(s)
m50/2, 54652

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