Object #1008872 from MS-Papers-0032-0178

4 pages written 1 Mar 1872 by Charles Carlino Brown in New Plymouth District and New Plymouth to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Charles Brown, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0178 (46 digitised items). 47 letters written from Auckland, 1854; New Plymouth, Taranaki, 1854-1876; Wanganui, Aug 1876; Patea, Oct 1876.

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New Plymouth

1st. March 1872.



My dear McLean,

I am much obliged to you for what you kindly told me about finding me some employment, but I have thought it over, and I cannot imagine anything that the Govt. could have to offer me, that I would suit and at the same time suit me, I think it better therefore to say do not think

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of me in filling any appointments that may be made. I shall wish you well all the same and whatever changes may take place in the Ministry from time to time, I foresee that you will remain a member of it as long as you like. I am now picking a bone with the Post Master General (whoever he may be represented by) in a matter in which as I told Fred

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Carrington today, his private interest is considered at the expense of the interest of the public - but that need not affect you and me.


Yours ever Truly,
Chas. Brown.

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New Plymouth

1st. March 1872.



My dear McLean,

I am much obliged to you for what you kindly told me about finding me some employment, but I have thought it over, and I cannot imagine anything that the Govt. could have to offer me, that I would suit and at the same time suit me, I think it better therefore to say do not think of me in filling any appointments that may be made. I shall wish you well all the same and whatever changes may take place in the Ministry from time to time, I foresee that you will remain a member of it as long as you like. I am now picking a bone with the Post Master General (whoever he may be represented by) in a matter in which as I told Fred Carrington today, his private interest is considered at the expense of the interest of the public - but that need not affect you and me.


Yours ever Truly,
Chas. Brown.

Part of:
Inward letters - Charles Brown, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0178 (46 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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