5 October 1843 - Bishop Jean-Baptiste François Pompallier to Father Jean-Baptiste Épalle, Bay of Islands
Predicts that if he gets enough money and men, heresy in NZ will suffer a major defeat. But the lack of regular help puts all this in jeopardy. Various sums of money promised, have yet to arrive. The “Sancta Maria” has been sold, he believes, but he has not yet got the money for it. Now he wants a ship again.