Letter, J C Richmond

Production date
14 Nov 1868

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Letter from James Crowe Richmond to George Stoddart Whitmore from Wellington, dated 14 November 1868.

Richmond writes about his receipt of a letter detailing an unsuccessful attack on Moturoa Pā in Taranaki by Whitmore. States that Whitmore's handling of the situation was exemplary in the face of desertion by the Māori Contingent and especially marks the effort made by Major Kemp to rescue his forces. Also writes of Major Hunter's death on the battlefield.
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Media/Materials description
Handwritten black ink on paper
Measurements
Height x Width: 325 x 205mm
Subject period
Subject date
14 Nov 1868
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gifted by Mrs Wanklyn
Other number(s)
m50/2, 78406

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