Object #1000079 from MS-Papers-0032-0816

3 pages written by Annabella McLean in Napier City to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Annabella McLean (sister), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0816 (50 digitised items). Letters written from Scotland (Edinburgh, Glenorchy Manse, Stranraer) prior to her arrival in New Zealand in Jan 1864 on the Wild Duck; afterwards from Maraekakaho, Napier and Wellington. One letter was written in Sep 1858 during a visit to her sister Flora Ann Conway in North Wales.

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Mon chere

Am enclosing a line only within Willis letter. A whom I gave your message that he was to write regularly. He keeps very well. Will write fully by next mail. Matters here much

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the same as you left them. Hart much better since he came up in fact remarkably well and evidently enjoying his stay here. They talk of going Saturday week. I hear Sheenan is in town has

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bought a house on the hills. Political and other matters very still at present. Seems likely to stand for Wanganui.


Yours
A McLean
Milton Terrace
Napier
12th April

English (MD)




Mon chere

Am enclosing a line only within Willis letter. A whom I gave your message that he was to write regularly. He keeps very well. Will write fully by next mail. Matters here much the same as you left them. Hart much better since he came up in fact remarkably well and evidently enjoying his stay here. They talk of going Saturday week. I hear Sheenan is in town has bought a house on the hills. Political and other matters very still at present. Seems likely to stand for Wanganui.


Yours
A McLean
Milton Terrace
Napier
12th April

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Annabella McLean (sister), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0816 (50 digitised items)
Series 9 Inwards family letters, Reference Number Series 9 Inwards family letters (1204 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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