Object #1000666 from MS-Papers-0032-0270

3 pages written 6 Oct 1873 by Sir James Fergusson in New Zealand to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Sir James Fergusson (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0270 (38 digitised items). 38 letters written from Wellington and Wairarapa, 1873-1874. Includes letters to Mr Reynolds from Fergusson, Sep 1874; to Donald McLean from Ella Fergusson (undated) re books sent to Muriel; letters fron Donald McLean to Fergusson re his knighthood, 1874

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Government House, New Zealand,

6 Oct. 73

My dear Mr. McLean,

Captain Goodenough has offered me a passage to Auckland in the "Pearl", of which I should like to avail myself. Perhaps it could be arranged without inconvenience to you that I should pay my visit to Taranaki and Wanganui on my return. The "Pearl" will sail about 4 days after the "Clio" arrives and I think we shall know, as soon as the next Melbourne steamer makes the first port, when that is likely to be.

Believe me yours sincerely,
James Fergusson

P. S. I have just received your note of today. I suppose the visit to Raglan could be made at any time from Auckland otherwise it is all on the way between Manakau and Taranaki. I am in your hands as to such visits. You are right in believing that I hate all unnecessary ceremony.

Part of:
Inward letters - Sir James Fergusson (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0270 (38 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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