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Stephenson Percy Smith - Papers

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Contains photocopied material. Three (3) letters from Hone Mohi Tawhai, of Waima, Hokianga, dated 12 January, 28 June and 8 November 1892 respectively, written in Maori to S. Percy Smith, in reply to Smith's questions concerning ancestors of Taitokerau, their arrival and canoes, presumably for Smith's "Peopling of the North".

    Brief summaries of the letters in English by Jenifer Curnow are with the letters. (21 leaves)

  • Other Id

    MS-281-20 (Reference Number)

    594 (Presto content ID)

    M 603 (DBTextworks system ID)

    75/7 (Registration number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Stephenson Percy Smith - Papers
  • Date
  • Language
    Te Reo Māori
  • Collection
  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Provenance Details
    Location of original: Originals are held by the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Public Access Text

    Papers have been re-numbered several times. Correct pagination in pencil is in square brackets [ ].

    Kept with Stephenson Percy Smith papers MS 281, Box 5, Item 20. Printed inventory available.

  • Subject Notes
    Hone Mohi Tawhai was a Ngapuhi leader and politician. For further biographical details see NZ Dictionary of Biography, Vol.2.
  • Credit Line
    Donated by David R. Simmons in 1975.
  • Last Update
    03 Aug 2023
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