Object #1014387 from MS-Papers-0032-0360

3 pages written 2 May 1871 by Sir Donald McLean to Auckland Region

From: Inward letters - J C Johnstone, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0360 (14 digitised items). 16 letters written from Auckland & Raglan, 1860-1872

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English (ATL)

Dear Captain Johnston,

I have to apologise for delay in replying to your letter of the 21st. March enclosing the preface to the Maori story which I sent to Maning for perusal and I think I am justified in showing you his note to me on the subject. I am exceedingly glad that you have that you have undertaken to write on this subject and I shall look forward with great interest to the book when it makes its appearance. Maning and I had a long discussion about it.

I am unable to say anything about your land grant till I go to Wellington when I will go fully into the question.

I remain etc.
Donald McLean
. Auckland

May 2nd. 1871.

Part of:
Inward letters - J C Johnstone, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0360 (14 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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