Object #1011761 from MS-Papers-0032-0826

3 pages written by Susan Douglas McLean to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward and outward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0826 (43 digitised items). Mainly letters between Susan Strang and her future husband Donald McLean. Includes a letter from her mother Susannah Strang to McLean, 1849; letter from E Shand to Susan Strang, written from Portobello, 1850 in which she gives her impressions of Dunedin

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English (MD)


My dear Mr McLean

I have sent some cord for the frock. I forgot to tell you to give Mrs Durie our kind regards. I feel very lonely here since I have been home. It is foolish but I cannot help feeling very much to part with

English (MD)


My dear Mr McLean

I have sent some cord for the frock. I forgot to tell you to give Mrs Durie our kind regards. I feel very lonely here since I have been home. It is foolish but I cannot help feeling very much to part with one I love so much.

I shall be a good girl when you are away and do all I can to please you. Once more my own dearest good bye. May God bless you and believe me ever to remain your affectionate


Susan D Strang

Be sure dear that you write from Manawatu.

Part of:
Inward and outward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0826 (43 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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