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8 June 1843 - Father Petit-Jean to Father Épalle, Auckland


He gives some more details about the wreck at sea of the “Speculator” which had been carrying Father Borjon and Brother Deodat.

Today the French flag had been lowered at Akaroa and replaced by the Union Jack, ending French claims there.

A lot of economic misery in Auckland.

High praise for the energy of the newly arrived Bishop Selwyn – has walked the length of the North Island already.

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