Object #1006054 from MS-Papers-0032-0528

1 page written 11 Apr 1868 by Joseph Rhodes to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Joseph Rhodes, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0528 (79 digitised items). 75 letters written from Napier and Clive, 1868-1872 & undated including letter in Maori from Te Waru, 2 Sep 1868.

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English (ATL)

Saturday 11 April 1868

My dear McLean

I came down today expecting you per Ashley but I find she is not in yet and may not come till late -I suppose there is no chance of the Prince coming now -If only the Admiral would insist on his going home -Every thing has gone on quietly with us during your absence and although I have not had the pleasure of hearing from you all this time I trust you have enjoyed the holiday and will come home with renewed zest for work and stout health - Locke has long been very ill but is now slowly recovering - (Rheumatic fever)

I leave behind me the boiling down papers for your perusal

Yours always
J. Rhodes

Part of:
Inward letters - Joseph Rhodes, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0528 (79 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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