Object #1005637 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
I am glad that you are coming up so soon. Your little boy longs to see you. He wanted very much to go down with your horse yesterday. He is very angry at his Uncle Archy for staying so long away. He says that it is so very unlike "him"
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to stay so long at Napier but he believes that his Aunt Catherine is the attraction. Alex is in bed and very ill. He got a fall of his horse in coming up on Saturday. I think that he is our of danger now but he was very ill yesterday so much so that I thought of sending for Archy and you. I hope that you will be up either tonight or early tomorrow.
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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