Object #1002273 from MS-Papers-0032-0816
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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also lovely. I hear they are clamorous to get you back here. Pollen is not well. No one acting but Bowen. From what I hear he is anxious for your return not altogether caring for the responsibility of being alone. You do well to keep St John. He enjoys Napier, nothing to harry him here? Mrs St J changing servants etc so that matters would not be very comfortable for him at present. I cannot feel comfortable at the thought of
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A run south would do him no harm. He has been studying pretty close lately. Mr Clark is pretty well and at his office the morning after his arrival. I hear through him that you have had very heavy work. He says he never saw anything to equal the amount of native meetings etc that you went through but see by the papers that you closed them all with triumph. I must not write any more or will give way to feelings of anxiety and uneasiness. There has been a little
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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