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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 24

H. W. Farnall to A. O. Ottywell

H. W. Farnall to A. O. Ottywell.

Dear Sir

Your letter of yesterday's date received, and I note that the Agent-General has directed you to intimate to Mr Cochrane that workers in iron foundries may receive free passages to Auckland. With reference to this I would beg to observe that Mr Cochrane knows so well the class of emigrants required in Auckland, that I am sure he would never have thought of declining to receive applications from eligible laborers of this class.

The man Daniel Burns, concerning whom I wrote, applied direct to the London Office, and was refused a passage; by far the simplest plan in similar cases to this would be (as I have frequently pointed out) to refer the applicant to your local agent.

I have, &c.