Object #1003279 from MS-Papers-0032-0147
From: Inward letters - Surnames, Ar - Av, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0147 (35 digitised items). Correspondents:H Arrow, Wautakai [?], 1867 (1 letter); A C Arthur, Gisborne & Tokomaru, 1873-1874 (2 letters); Frederick Atchison, Wellington, 1869 (1 letter); Richard Atkins, Wellington, 1873 (1 letter); A S Atkinson, Nelson, 1871 (1 letter); George Atkinson, Wellington, 1875 (1 letter); H A Atkinson, Taranaki, 1873-1876 (8 letters including draft reply from McLean); Hastings Atkinson, Mongawhare, 1857-1859 (2 letters); John James Atkinson, Dunedin, 1870 & 1873 (2 letters); W S Atkinson, Mangati & Taranaki, 1860-1861 (6 letters).Also: M W Atkyns, Parnell, 1866 (1 letter); William Atward, Wairoa, 1851 (1 letter); Marie Joseph Aubert, Napier, 1872 (2 letters); H R Aubrey, Wanganui, 1856-1857 (2 letters); Albert W Hansard, Hon Secretary, Auckland Club, 1860 (1 letter); Thomas Kirk, Auckland Institute, 1870-1871 (2 letters with membership card); Auckland Acclimatisation Society (two subscriber's tickets), 1871-1872; John Avent, Ohiwa, 1872 (1 letter).
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Meanee Flats, Napier
9th November 1872
You have had the kindness while I was in Wellington to promise me some new help towards buying drugs for the poor sick Natives. And I come humbly to beg of your charity the fulfilling of your promise.
You kindly allowed me £40 during the course of the last twelve months. I have several times renewed my stock of drugs and I am at present in great need of having in again a large supply.
Would you in you please, Honorable Sir, let me know at an early opportunity, what sum you are able to dispose
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of towards this benevolent purpose, and when I can get it, in order to enable me to make my purchases according to my means. I wish to get my drugs from Auckland for I can have them much cheaper there than here.
God bless you, Honorable Sir, and reward you manifold for your charity.
I have the honour to be with the greatest respect and gratitude, Honorable Sir,
Your most humble servant
St.Marie Joseph Aubert
Honorable D. McLean
Native and Defence Minister
Inward letters - Surnames, Ar - Av, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0147 (35 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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