Object #1003880 from MS-Papers-0032-0265

4 pages written 18 Aug 1871 by George Thomas Fannin in Napier City to Sir Donald McLean in Wellington

From: Inward letters - G T Fannin, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0265 (53 digitised items). 51 letters, memos and fragments written from Hawke's Bay, 1871-1876, and undated. Includes newspaper clippings.

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Napier
Aug. 18/71


Dear Sir,

In continuation of my last with Enclosures - I send you an account of a little episode that occurred on Tuesday last. The case comes off today for trial, Maddock having sued Lord for his whip and Lord summonsed Maddock for an assault. I will tell you further if the Nevada does not go off too soon. Just heard of

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arrival of Mr. Vogel - case ended Maddock fined 10/- and Lord to pay 5/- or give up the Whip - fines paid. The telegraph tells you all the news and I know Mr. Ormond is a good correspondent. Everyone here is looking out for your having a fight with Stafford Hall but do not think much of Gillies. It is supposed by a good many that he has however a goodly no of the Auckland Members with him more than is generally credited.

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I hope you will be able to get on this Session without much trouble although I know you like a fight. I am stopped again. I will write you a long letter by Rangatira in about a week. I have had a hard weeks work both at office and at home up 3 nights no rest. Mrs. F. and child are very unwell. With every hope of your success,


I have the hr. to be Sir, Your most obt. svt.
Geo Thos. Fannin.
The Hon. Donald McLean
Esq., Wellington.

English (ATL)

Napier
Aug. 18/71


Dear Sir,

In continuation of my last with Enclosures - I send you an account of a little episode that occurred on Tuesday last. The case comes off today for trial, Maddock having sued Lord for his whip and Lord summonsed Maddock for an assault. I will tell you further if the Nevada does not go off too soon. Just heard of arrival of Mr. Vogel - case ended Maddock fined 10/- and Lord to pay 5/- or give up the Whip - fines paid. The telegraph tells you all the news and I know Mr. Ormond is a good correspondent. Everyone here is looking out for your having a fight with Stafford Hall but do not think much of Gillies. It is supposed by a good many that he has however a goodly no of the Auckland Members with him more than is generally credited. I hope you will be able to get on this Session without much trouble although I know you like a fight. I am stopped again. I will write you a long letter by Rangatira in about a week. I have had a hard weeks work both at office and at home up 3 nights no rest. Mrs. F. and child are very unwell. With every hope of your success,


I have the hr. to be Sir, Your most obt. svt.
Geo Thos. Fannin.
The Hon. Donald McLean
Esq., Wellington.

Part of:
Inward letters - G T Fannin, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0265 (53 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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