Object #1003968 from MS-Papers-0032-0827
From: Inward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0827 (34 digitised items). Letters between Donald McLean and Susan. Donald's letters written from Hawke's Bay, Rangitikei, Taita and Wairapapa. Susan's letters from Dalmuir Hill, Wellington (the home of her parents (Robert and Susannah Strang).
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28 Novr 1851
My own dear wife
I have just three seconds to say that I am not sending boxes or anything by the 'Rose' this trip as I may require some of the things here. Moreover she is starting much sooner than I expected otherwise you would have a much longer letter from me.
Take care of yourself pet and do not feel anxious about me as I am enjoying excellent health and were I conscious that you and
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Mama were in good health I should also be in good spirits. May God bless and protect you both is the earnest prayer of your affectionate husband
I would write some more gossip but our old Papa is such a plague looking at our letters that I will not gratify his curiosity. Give my kindest love to Mama. I do trust she feels better with the weather.
Ever your own Donald
Inward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0827 (34 digitised items)
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