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Letter from Archdeacon Henry Williams to Reverend A. N. Brown, January 29, 1839

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  • Description

    Regarding the new intentions of the C.M.S. to record annual estimates of accounts against individuals. Williams also mentions his weariness towards Brother Maunsell and Mr. Hamlin, and the conflict at Hokianga between the Wesleyan's, Catholics, Piri Waiti, and Baron de Thierry. He encouraged Brown to bring Maori into his Church and elevate them as assistants.

    Williams also mentions committee matters, including Edmonds perception of the men as rogues, a matter that was brought before the next meeting, and the E.C Question. Lastly he encloses his questions to candidates for Baptism.

  • Other Id

    14199 (Presto content ID)

    MS-1991-75-510 (Reference Number)

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  • Name/Title
    Letter from Archdeacon Henry Williams to Reverend A. N. Brown, January 29, 1839
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  • Physical Description

    2pp on 2 leaves ; 260mm x 208mm.

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  • Level of Current Record
  • Is Part Of
  • Public Access Text

    E.C. Question - The East Coast Question - the reluctance of some members of the mission to remove from the Bay of Islands.

    [Keywords: Correspondence, Colonialism, Conflict]

  • Copyright
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  • Last Update
    07 Jul 2023
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