Object #1007145 from MS-Papers-0032-0481

2 pages written 7 Jun 1863 by John Davies Ormond in Wallingford to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - J D Ormond, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0481 (89 digitised items). 85 letters written from Epraima, Auckland, Wallingford & Napier, 1857-1865. Includes a few draft letters from McLean to Ormond.

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English (ATL)

June 7th /63

Dear McLean,

W. Speedy of Wainui has written me saying he will take the Sheep Inspectorship for the Southern boundary which I offered him on your authority. Will you have him gazetted and instructed to do what the new Ord. provides (if assented to) the only other instruction he will require is, to report to the inland Inspector (by first Mail) that he has examined this or that flock and say what he has done with them. As he is an uneducated person it wd. be well to write him to report in a certain form of words given him in his letter on Instructions - as - I have examined _____s flock of sheep, this_____ day of _____, and given a certification that they are clean. or after the last blanks, "have refused to pass them as clean" -

I have only written this to save you trouble,

Yours always,
J. D. Ormond

Part of:
Inward letters - J D Ormond, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0481 (89 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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