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Declaration of Independence - Proof of Ill Intent

Declaration of Independence - Proof of Ill Intent

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T
EHO
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.LORDS,
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VOL.
VII.
ACCOUTS
AND
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1HESUBJECTSALPHABETICALLYARROED.
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I
 
Enclosure(C.
Eodoeure(C.)
LEITERfrom
Jamu
Busby,
Esq.BritishResidentat
New
Zeala71d,
tc)
the'Honoaable.theColonial.Secretaryof
NBtDSmsthWala.
(No.
1.12.)
BritishReaid~Dcy,
Bay
·of
IelaBcl&;
Sir,
16th
June
1837.
I
HA.VB
thehonourtoacknowledgethereceiptofyourDespatchofthe
16th
.timo,whichwasdelivered
to
meonthe27thofthesamemonthbyCaptainHobsonof
H'i&
Majesty'sshipRat.tlesnake.....Bymyletterofthe4thultimo,No.
111,
hisExcellencySirRichardBourkewould
per-
ceivethatthefearsIhadformerlyexpressed,that
war
wasabout
to
breakout
in
this
imme-
diateneighbourhood,hadbeenrealized;butthat,contrary
to
aliexpectation.theconduct"ofthenativestowardstheBritishsettlershad·beenonthe·wholemostexemplary.
I
am
happyto
add,that
itsocontinueduptothearrivaloftheRattlesnake..
I
I
Undercircumstancessofavourable,anattempt
was
madebyCaptainHobson,accom-paniedbyaparty.ofthemissionariesaadmyself,
to-
mediatebetweenthecontendm~~ties,butwithouteffect.The'chiefsonPomares'side,whomIformerlyrepresentedasbeingunfriendlytoPomares'procedure,althoughinamannerconstrained
to
takeput
with
him,
lJet'6
mostfavourable.
to
theproposition,andrequestedthatoneoftwo
persoos
whomtheyn~med,oftheoppositeparty,shouldmeetthemtoadjustthepreliminaries;butPomarehuoselfturnedadeaf
ear-to
ellery
argument·thatcould
be
urged.Theoverturesofthewell-disposedchiefswereneverthelessdelivered,but.theywerereceived
by
theNgapuliesinthemostunfriendlyspirit;and,onits
being
too
evideat
that·all
attempts
*t
mediaiionwerefruitless,Captain
Hobson
concludedbycautioningthem
M
totheircooduct
to
Britishsubjects,assuringthemthat
if
anyvioleaceshouldbeoffesed,by
 
AFFAIRS.
OF.
NEWZEALAND.
'1
by
either
partytothete,itwould
then
.becomehisdu~
to
takesatiafactiou,
and
thathe
Sir.B..
hoati:.
to
_ou.lddoItettectually...
LordGlenelg.
SIncethedateofmylastDespatch,the
war
canoeshavebeenalmosteveryday
ill
motion,
9
SeptemUer
1
8
3":
buttherehave
been
onlytwoencountersofthepartiesworthyofnotice.Inthesetwo-_'as'airsaboutthirtypersonawere
killed.The
Ngapuliellhavelost
anotherchief
ofthe
61'fjt
EDclosure
(C.)
rank,andinotherrespectshavebeentheseverestsufferersfromthecommencementofhos-tilities.Theinjuryforwhichthey
took
uparms
haa
consequently
been
aggravated
byeveryattempttoobtainreparation.Afactbasalsocometomyknowledge,whichgivesagreatereolonroftruthtoPomare'soriginalaccusation,thananycircumstanceofwhichI
was
previouslj-
aware,namely,
that
thewomanofwhomitwasallegedthat
sbe
hadbeenmurderedandeatenonbeinglandedfromtheship,hadfonnerlybeenthewifeofthe'personwhowaschargedwithhermurder.
It
was
informer
tim&l
averycommon
case
forachieftop..ttodeatftanyof
his
wi.eawholiaddesertedorbeenunfaithful
to
him.Butwhatevermayhavebeen
the
realcircumstancesormotiveswhichoriginatedthelIre-sentwar,thereisnottheleastprobabilityofitsbeing8peedilybroughtto
a
tenninatJoo.Pomare'spartyap~rconfidentinthestrength
of
theirposition,anatheNgapuliesareeridentlyectuatedt1Y..themostirritatedandYindictivefeelings;andthereseemsno
reaSOD
todoubtthatUteyWIllspeedilybejoinedbythepowerfultribe
vf
Rara\ta,
from
themcn~northerlypartsoftheisland.,Underthesecircumstances,althoughthevisitofHisMajesty'sshipRattlesnakeatthisjunctureispec1;Iliatlyimportant,
as
makingitappearto
the
nativesthat
a
ngilant
gua~
dianshipismaintainedoverlIisMajesty'ssu6jectswhoaresettledhere,andthataasist-anceisneveratagreatdistance,shoelditberequired;yetitisimposeible
to
look
to
the
continuanceofthiscentertwithoutthemosteriousalarm.TitOre,who
was
themostinfluentialof
the
Ngapuliechiefsinprese"ingorderinthe
town
Kororakia,wheretl!enativesandBritisharemingled
in
thegreatestnumbers,died
a
few
days
ago;and
in
several
instances
already1
haveheardthatthe
Ioss
of
his
influence
11M
been
felttothedetrimentoftheBritishinhabitants.Whateverinfluencetheotherchiefs
possese,
willalsobewl"akenedwiltontheirprovisionsbecomeexhausted;andaslittleornocultivation
will
be
attemptedwhilethingsremainill'theirpresentposition,itmaynaturallybeexpectedthatthenativeswillbecomerecklessinproportiontotheirwantofthemean.o(Bub
i
tence.Underthese
circumstaneee,
his~eHency
will
be
prepared
tor
myentireeonCUrTeDOOnhisopinionthatanyadditionalexpenditure,withtheviewofgiving
increased
efficiencytomyofficeasatpresentconstituted,wouldbealtogetherfruitless;norwouldtheAct
of
Parliament
to
whichhisExcellencyrefers,
if
thepowersitwasintendedtoimpartshould
fie
liiD1~
to
the
controKingofBritish
subjects,
be
ofmuchRrvice,intlte
Mate
to'
Wb°tCh
theaffairs
of
thiscountryhavearrived.Whatis
wanted
isapara.mouoauthority,
8Up-
ported
byaforceadeq.uatetosecurethee8icienoyofitsmeasures.Withouttheestabhshment
of
such
an
authoritybysomecivilizedstate,Icannot,after
a
fullconsiderationofeverycircumstanceconnectedwiththeactualconditionofthispeople,seetheleastprospectofanypermanentpeacebeingestablishedamongstthemwhilstthereremainsastronge.malltomurderhis
weaker
neighbour.There
are
few
per8011680
insig-nificantasnottohaveit
in
theirpower,at
any
time,
to
plungethecountryinto
war.
Thecrime
of
anindividualinvolves
his
mostdistaDtconnexions,aseachofthemisalegitimateobjectofretaliationtotheconnexionsoftheinjuredparty.
It
is
in
vaintorepresenttothemthatthecriminalaloneshouldBuffer;theiranswerisready,andit
is
perfectlyconsistentwiththedictatesofnaturaljustice,namely.thathistribe
will
notsurrenderhimtosufferforhiscrime,andbystandingup
in
hisdefencetheyhavebecomeparticipatorsinit;while,ontheotherhand,providedthecriminalbenotaslave,hisconnexionsareneverwithout
a.
gritmmoe,moreorlessancient,whichtheybringforwardasajustifiCationofbis
crime;
Thus,byeveryattempt
to
administerthelawofretaliation-therudejusticeofnature-thebreachismadewider.Newdeathsinvolvemoredistantconnexicns.Tribeaftertribebecomesapartytotbecontest;andpeace,orratheranintermissionofmurders,canonlybeprocuredwbenoneofthepartiebecomes
too
weak
to
continuethecontest,orwhenthe
1018·
00
both
sideshappensto
be
80
nearlybalanced,thatlleitberpartybaaanad'laotageovertheother.Inthiswayhasthedepopulationofthecountrybeengoingon,.
till
diatrictafterdistrict
has
becomevoid
of
itsinhabitants,andthepopulationis,evennow,butaremnantofwlaat
it
.,,88
iftthe
memoryofsomeEuropean
residente.
It
w()uld,
in
relationtothesubjeeeonwhichIintend
to
enterinthisDespatch,
be
aninterestingandimportantquestion,didthereexistmeansofbringingit
to
asatisfactorvsolution,Howfarthisdepopulationofthecountry,whicb
has
atleast
been
rapidinpro-
portion
totheincreaseof
its
intercoursewiththewbite8,wasoriginatedbythelatter,andmeyjustlybechargeabletothem.Myownopinionis,thatalltheapparentcauseswhickare
in
openrtionare
quite
inadequatetoac.coontfortherapiddisappearance
of
thepeople.'IheiDtrodoetiouoffim-armsisalleged
IU
onecause,tNt
there
seems
good
reuootodoubtwhethertheirwarswerelesssanguinarybefore
fire-armswere
introduced.The
lIM
ofiatoxicatingliiuorsand
tobseco
arelessquestiooableevils
j
andthoughtheirdirectinfluencecannot,think,
be
statedasatallremarkable,theyare,-inallprobability,theoriginalcaueesofdiseases
with
whichtheirimmediatecormexionisnotapparent.Venerealdiseases'areanother
means
ofunderminingtheconstitutionofthemultitudeswho,
in
ODe
shape
or
other.rare
subjected
to
them:
ana
besides
tbese
SOurcetl
of
dieease
anddeath,the
abuee
of'~
ft:Rlaic.....
ho
are
sent
by
lbeir~;
or
~etioD6
on
board
_ips,
.'122.
A
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EVIDENCE WITNESSED PRESENTED TO WHOM AND WHERE TO BE CONVICTED OF HIGH TREASON AND FRAUD ?? IS THIER NOT A PLACE IN THIS CORRUPT WORLD THAT WILL BRING US JUSTICE ..RETURN OUR INTERESTS AND DEPORT THESE MURDERERS !!!!!!!.....HOW MANY HAVE SOUGHT CONVICTIONS OF THESE INHUMANE ACTIONS JUST TO COME AWAY WITH ..."yes yes these crimes have been committed . now be on your way , and leave your DOI flag h
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And people still trust in the NZ Company today? And people still want to vote and re-represented by the NZ Company today? Come on everyone. Share the love, remember who you are. It is our duty to lawfully rebel in such tyranny.

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