Object #1014407 from MS-Papers-0032-0828

1 page written by Sir Donald McLean to Susan Douglas McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0828 (82 digitised items). The letters from Donald are written from Porirua Barracks, Otaki, Rangitikei, Waikanae, Wanganui and Taranaki. Susan's letters are addressed from Dalmuir Hill (her parent's home) and Wellington Terrace. Many letters are undated and were written prior to their marriage in Aug 1851. Includes correspondence between Susan McLean and her mother Susan Strang (2 letters, undated); one letter from Helen Anne Wilson to Mrs McLean, 30 August 1852

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English (MD)

My dear Susan

I am only now going to the Hutt where I will sleep tonight. I have been so busy despatching natives to the East Coast that I could not go in the morning. Are you sure the circle I gave you yesterday will do it. Is there anything else I should provide before I leave. I shall return in good time tomorrow.

Ever affectionately your
Donald McLean

Wednesday 1/2 past 2 pm

Do you intend to accept of Mr Kebbel's invitation?

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0828 (82 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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