Letters, Clyde R H Taylor, Alice Woodhouse and E Hill

Taylor, Clyde Romer Hughes
Woodhouse, Alice
Production date
24 Jun 1959
23 Mar 1960
26 Jul 1960
01 Aug 1960

Object detail

Brief Description
Four letters regarding information about a letter from Te Hareti to Te Hapuku in 1862 written in Māori.

a) Letter from Clyde R H Taylor to Alice Woodhouse, dated 24 June 1959 suggesting that she should follow up on a Herald-Tribune article of June 12 and that the letter should be donated to a museum.

b) Letter from Alice Woodhouse to Canon Kaa, dated 23 March 1960, thanking him for his translation of the letter and asking if Te Hareti should be Kareti and if so if this was Sir George Grey signing his name in Māori.

c) Letter from E Hill to Alice Woodhouse, dated 26 July 1960, informing her that the Alexander Turnbull Library was unable to find any trace of a Te Hareti or Kareti. Also mentions a brief history of Captain William Ellis, in which the Māori form of the name is Te Harete.

d) Letter from Alice Woodhouse to E Hill, dated 1 August 1960, re: thanking her for the information on Te Hareti and mentioning that it is more than likely him who has written the letter.
Production date
24 Jun 1959
23 Mar 1960
26 Jul 1960
01 Aug 1960
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed black ink and handwritten blue ink and carbon on paper.
Height x Width: 170 x 213mm
Height x Width: 260 x 206mm
Height x Width: 267 x 210mm
Height x Width: 178 x 207mm
Subject period
Subject date
12 Jun 1959
Credit line
gifted by Mr W Peters
Other number(s)
m60/5, 78000


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