Object #1012797 from MS-Papers-0032-0302

3 pages written 2 Jan 1852 by Sir George Grey to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Sir George Grey, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0302 (45 digitised items). 43 letters written from Auckland, Otaki, Wellington, Capetown, Te Whenuku, Tokukuni, Kawau, London. Includes letters from McLean to Sir George Grey and a letter dated 24th January to Lady Grey from a young person writing from Nelson (mentions death of little `poor little Georgina')

A transcription/translation of this document (by ATL) appears below.

Download alow-resolution PDF or high-resolution PDF

English (ATL)

Letter from Sir George Grey, to Donald McLean Esq., dated January 2nd. 1852.

COPY. Government House, Wellington.
2nd. January 1852.

My dear McLean,

Would you mention to Mr. Strang that I am still so unwell that I am not able to attend the funeral to-day; and that it is with the greatest regret that I thus find myself precluded from paying the last sad tribute of respect to his wife; and of, at the same time, evincing my regard for his worth. I feel that it would be vain to attempt to offer any consolation at present. I shall therefore only ask you to give my kindest remembrances to Mr. Strang, and to Mrs. McLean; and to believe me, -

faithfully yours, (Signed)
G. Grey.

Part of:
Inward letters - Sir George Grey, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0302 (45 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)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=1012797). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments