Object #1012098 from MS-Papers-0032-0815

4 pages written by Alexander McLean in Ahuriri to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Alexander McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0815 (48 digitised items). Letters written from Napier and Maraekakaho mainly about station matters. Includes one letter from Canterbury, Jul 1861, and one from Ashburton, Sep 1868

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English (MD)

3 December [18--]

Ahuriri

Dear brother

I have this day come down to the port and found the Erin going to Auckland and I have no time to spare to write you a long letter but I hope to se you at this place this summer as it will be

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English (MD)

to your own advantage. You must come if you can. I have got one of the best runs in the district and I am doing all I can for you.

Alex will have no more to do with your affairs and I have to take them in hand and I shall do my best for your interes. As I have no more time to spare as the Erin is weighing anchor. I shall write a long letter by the first oportunity. No more to say. In haste.

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I shall se you hear.


I remain Your affectionate brother
A McLean

English (MD)

3 December [18--]

Ahuriri

Dear brother

I have this day come down to the port and found the Erin going to Auckland and I have no time to spare to write you a long letter but I hope to se you at this place this summer as it will be to your own advantage. You must come if you can. I have got one of the best runs in the district and I am doing all I can for you.

Alex will have no more to do with your affairs and I have to take them in hand and I shall do my best for your interes. As I have no more time to spare as the Erin is weighing anchor. I shall write a long letter by the first oportunity. No more to say. In haste.

I shall se you hear.


I remain Your affectionate brother
A McLean

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Alexander McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0815 (48 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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