Object #1006803 from MS-Papers-0032-0815

2 pages written 30 May 1866 by Alexander McLean in Maraekakaho to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Alexander McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0815 (48 digitised items). Letters written from Napier and Maraekakaho mainly about station matters. Includes one letter from Canterbury, Jul 1861, and one from Ashburton, Sep 1868

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English (MD)

30 May 1866

Maraekakaho

My dear brother

I send Robert to port for some spike nails for the new building. He will give you all the news. I am bussy drafting to get all the stragalars out of the flock before lambing. I shall finish tomorow. Hopeing to se or hear from you soon. In haste.

Alexander McLean

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English (MD)


I have given one hundred 100 sheep to the Hap[u]ka. He has been tormenting me and this has put him in good humour. A mixed lot ewes.


Alexander McLean

English (MD)

30 May 1866

Maraekakaho

My dear brother

I send Robert to port for some spike nails for the new building. He will give you all the news. I am bussy drafting to get all the stragalars out of the flock before lambing. I shall finish tomorow. Hopeing to se or hear from you soon. In haste.

Alexander McLean

I have given one hundred 100 sheep to the Hap[u]ka. He has been tormenting me and this has put him in good humour. A mixed lot ewes.


Alexander McLean

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Alexander McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0815 (48 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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