Object #1007134 from MS-Papers-0032-0631

2 pages written 27 Mar 1865 by an unknown author in Auckland Region to Sir Donald McLean in Napier City

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Whe - Whi, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0631 (26 digitised items). Correspondents:W Wheeler, New Plymouth, 1846 (2 letters); F Whitaker, Auckland, 1857-1873 & undated (24 letters and McLean's drafts. Also piece-level inventory of letters accessioned pre-1969); Henry White, Wellington, 1858 (1 letter)

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English (ATL)

27 March 1865

My dear McLean,

The last deeds you sent duly arrived. I now send another for your execution.

The objection to Hargreaves and myself signing first is that some difficulty might arise in case the deed were lost. If we signed first your signature would make it complete when a loss would be serious, whereas the deed signed by you alone would be but Waste parchment

Yours very truly,
Fred. Whitaker
Donald McLean Esq., Napier.

I was very sorry to hear of your serious illness. I hope before this that you will have become convalescent.

F. W.

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Whe - Whi, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0631 (26 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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