Object #1008941 from MS-Papers-0032-0725

1 page written 9 Jan 1869 by Sir Donald McLean in Napier City

From: Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0725 (65 digitised items). Identified correspondents entered in Name Field. Also letter to Karaitiana & Karauria, Aug 1868

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English (ATL)

Napier

9th Jany., 1869



My Dear Sir,

I have just received a Southern Cross of the 25th Decr. containing the excellent speech which you delivered at the Mechanics Institute on the East Coast War --

I am very glad that the subject has been so well ventilated by an Auckland settler and I hope it may be the means of directing much greater attention to that very important part of the North Island.

I quite agree with you that it matters very little in what Province the district is situated provided that it is properly administered.

I have to thank you for the allusions you have so kindly made in reference to the exertions used by me to restore order on the East Coast.

I remain,
Yours very truly, (Sigd)
Donald McLean

Part of:
Outward drafts and fragments, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0725 (65 digitised items)
Series 4 Drafts and fragments of outwards letters, Reference Number Series 4 Drafts and fragments of outwards letters (889 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

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