Object #1000433 from MS-Papers-0032-0123

4 pages written 12 May 1847 by Dr Andrew Sinclair in Auckland Region to Sir Donald McLean

From: Papers relating to provincial affairs - Taranaki. Inspector of police, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0123 (71 digitised items). No Item Description

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COPY Auckland

May 12th. 1847.



My dear Sir,

Your requisitions for "Skins of parchment= and for a copy of Ordinances passed previous to last Session, have been approved. As they cannot be sent by the Overland Mail, we will wait an opportunity by sea, which I hope will occur soon.

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During last week the Scotch Presbyterians in Auckland have subscribed no less a sum than £1100 for the erection of a place of worship; and we hope soon to double that amount. The matter has aroused the national feeling, which it is very pleasant to see engaged in such

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a good cause.


I remain My dear Sir, Yours truly (Signed)
A. Sinclair.
To:- D. McLean Esq.

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COPY Auckland

May 12th. 1847.



My dear Sir,

Your requisitions for "Skins of parchment= and for a copy of Ordinances passed previous to last Session, have been approved. As they cannot be sent by the Overland Mail, we will wait an opportunity by sea, which I hope will occur soon.

During last week the Scotch Presbyterians in Auckland have subscribed no less a sum than £1100 for the erection of a place of worship; and we hope soon to double that amount. The matter has aroused the national feeling, which it is very pleasant to see engaged in such a good cause.


I remain My dear Sir, Yours truly (Signed)
A. Sinclair.
To:- D. McLean Esq.

Part of:
Papers relating to provincial affairs - Taranaki. Inspector of police, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0123 (71 digitised items)
Series 7 Official papers, Reference Number Series 7 Official papers (3737 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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