Object #1012364 from MS-Papers-0032-0574

3 pages written 28 Sep 1847 by Dr Andrew Sinclair to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Dr Andrew Sinclair, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0574 (87 digitised items). 85 letters written from Auckland and Taranaki. Also includes two outward drafts by McLean; and letter from Dr Sinclair, Glasgow to Rev Donald McColl, Glenorchy Manse, Argyleshire, 29 Nov 1856.

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28 Sepr., 1847.


My dear Sir,

I have just received your note of the 13th inst. along with all the other correspondence by the overland Mail and as the return Mail departs in two or three hours, it will be impossible to attend to any of the letters we have received from you or Capt.King by this opportunity. In fact the Governor is so busy with various matters that I cannot bring any of them today under his notice. I have no leisure myself either and can hardly find time to write you this hurried note to prevent you thinking we have forgot you. Pray give my best respects to Capt.King and explain why he does not hear from the Governor by this Mail.

The "Victoria" has just arrived from Wellington with Major Richmond etc. Matters are going on very well here, notwithstanding some clamour from land claimants on the great scale of thousands of acres - The Governor receives from home the fullest approbation of his policy. Compts. to Mr.Bell and in the utmost haste I close this note.


Yours truly,
A. Sinclair.

Part of:
Inward letters - Dr Andrew Sinclair, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0574 (87 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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