Object #1003156 from MS-Papers-0032-0811
From: Inward family correspondence - Catherine Hart (sister); Catherine Isabella McLean (sister-in-law), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0811 (71 digitised items). Catherine McLean (later Hart) wrote from Stobs Castle, Hawick, Roxburghshire and from Edinburgh, Scotland prior to her arrival in New Zealand in 1861, and from Wellington, Hawke's Bay and Christchurch, 1861-1875, including many undated letters and fragments. The folder contains 9 letters written by Catherine Isabella McLean, from Maraekakaho and Glenorchy, Hawke's Bay, 1861-1875.Includes one letter written by Annabella McLean from Edinburgh in Nov 1862
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My dear Donald
The mail not having gone yesterday I am able to send you a note today. Mr Strang has had a very restless night but Dr Grace reports him better today but I very much question his ever recovering from this attack but you may feel sure
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everything is done for him that can be done. I got your note from Mr Juke and I am so glad that Annabella is down and God willing I shall soon see you both. Mr Biggs dined with Robert last night.
I do wish the telegraph was in operation.
He has never spoken of Douglas nor have I to him as I think it better not to dissturb his mind at prese. Is it not a great blessing that we are home and that I am well and able to be with him.
Inward family correspondence - Catherine Hart (sister); Catherine Isabella McLean (sister-in-law), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0811 (71 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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