Te Hunga Kura Mere Paea

Production date
1860
Description
The letter (1 sheet folded), written in Maori from Mere Paea Te Hunga Kura to her brother Hapate Huiroa. The letter begins 'Kura Taupiri, April 12 1860'. The remenants of red sealing wax evident on facing page.
A transcription was made by Wai Uatuku September 1993, is included in the collection.
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Production date
1860
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  Part 1

The letter, written in Maori is from Mere Paea Te Hunga Kura to her brother Hapate. The letter begins 'Kura Taupiri, April 12 1860'

A postscript in A. S. Atkinson's hand has been added. This reads "A letter from a Maori school girl to her brother who was perhaps present at the fight at Waireka or Kaipono, New Plymouth on 28th March 1860

  Digital file

Word document. Transcript of letter.

Accession number
ARC2004-1006
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