Object #1003863 from MS-Papers-0032-0818

2 pages written 30 Mar 1863 by Archibald John McLean to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Archibald John McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0818 (112 digitised items). Letters written from Maraekakaho, Warleigh, Doonside and Glenorchy about station matters and family news.Letter dated 24 Oct 1874 recounts the McLean family's lineage and gives dates of birth for family members

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30 March 1863

Warleigh

My dear Donald

I have much pleasure in telling you that I am at last in my own house and got the flitting over very easy. Alex came home on Saturday night and came up to see us. They are busy drafting. The bearer Mr Neil Campbell who a long time in the old Government employ and a good and faithful servant is now on the look out again and if you do not want his servises he will likely take the sheep for Steward to Otago. Your

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little boy was my driver during my flitting and the dear little fellow is looking so well and staying with us. I do long to see you up here to talk matters over. I hope everything went on to your satisfaction.


Ever your affectionate brother
Archibald John McLean

PS. Mr McDougall and Catherine are here today. A J McL

English (MD)

30 March 1863

Warleigh

My dear Donald

I have much pleasure in telling you that I am at last in my own house and got the flitting over very easy. Alex came home on Saturday night and came up to see us. They are busy drafting. The bearer Mr Neil Campbell who a long time in the old Government employ and a good and faithful servant is now on the look out again and if you do not want his servises he will likely take the sheep for Steward to Otago. Your little boy was my driver during my flitting and the dear little fellow is looking so well and staying with us. I do long to see you up here to talk matters over. I hope everything went on to your satisfaction.


Ever your affectionate brother
Archibald John McLean

PS. Mr McDougall and Catherine are here today. A J McL

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Archibald John McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0818 (112 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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