Object #1000955 from MS-Papers-0032-0280
From: Inward letters - Sir William Fox, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0280 (48 digitised items). 49 letters written from Wellington, Wanganui, Hawke's Bay, Marton, New Plymouth, etc, 1872-1878, and undated. Includes McLean to Fox (draft); Fox to Rogan (copy), May 1873; A McDonald, Oroua to Fox (& reply), Feb 1873.
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by spending a day or two with Tanner, S. Williams and Stokes. The Napier to Palmerston road is by far the finest in the Colony - practically dead level from sea to sea, and very well constructed. The Gorge is almost equal, in some respects superior to the celebrated Otira between X'Ch and Hokitika but the road itself far surpasses the Canterbury one or any other in N. Zd.
I saw Ormond as we came through, but did not stop as we had slept at Petane and wanted
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to get on to Tanners before dinner.
I duly signed requisitions for the Oats I used at the Constabulary Stations, which were a very great convenience to me, as but for them I never could have got the horses through. Will you be so good as request the Department to send me an account when I will remit the amount.
Mrs. Fox unites in kind remembrances to Miss McLean and Mrs. Hart.
Yours very faithfully,
Inward letters - Sir William Fox, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0280 (48 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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