Object #1000301 from MS-Papers-0032-0169

2 pages written 4 Jul 1874 by Sir George Ferguson Bowen in Victoria to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Sir George and Lady Diamantina Bowen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0169 (122 digitised items). 119 letters written from Auckland, Wanganui, Wellington, Melbourne, Dunedin, Taranaki, Mercer, May 1868-Aug 1874, and undated. Includes draft letters from McLean.

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English (ATL)

The Government of Victoria, Bishopscourt

July 4, 1874



My dear McLean,

Thanks for your note. Pray let me know as soon as you return to Melbourne.

This morning I received the enclosed from Napier. Do you know anything of the writer? Surely he must be mad.


Ever yrs. very truly,
G. F. Bowen

P. S.

I am very glad you like this Colony so much. I envy you your present trip with so agreeable a companion as Tom Hamilton. What fun you will have!

Part of:
Inward letters - Sir George and Lady Diamantina Bowen, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0169 (122 digitised items)
Series 1 Inward letters (English), Reference Number Series 1 Inward letters (English) (14501 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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