Object #1014881 from MS-Papers-0032-0540
From: Inward letters - John Rogan, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0540 (40 digitised items). 40 letters written from Awakino, Mokau, New Plymouth, Takatuhi, Whangaroa, Waingohu, Tokatoka (Kaipara), Whakaturai, Auckland, Coromandel, & Sydney (Sep 1858)
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without expense, I have little doubt that that Province will be my resting place. As regards the offer of management of the Stations, you will be the best judge whether I am competent for that office or not. You know me well by this time. At the same time, you also know that my
knowledge of the management of sheep is, at present, very limited. Many thanks for the information regarding the registered letter, which I hope is from Taranaki, with money. Otherwise I shall be grievously disappointed. I am anxious to see you also on the subject of my running to New Plymouth to settle if I can, some money matters there.
Mr. Innes has written from Ahuriri to ask me for a certificate of his competency as a surveyor, He says that Mr. Thomson, Chief Surveyor, at Otakou, has offered him the office of Assistant Surveyor at £250, with rations, pack-horse, and tent, provided he can produce a tetimonial from the Surveyor-General. But he was not employed in that department; and therefore applies to me for the document. Will you be good enough to advise me in the matter. If you think it is safe to give him a cautious document, I will do so.
As there are many things I have to bring under your notice, relative to the work to be carried on here in your absence, which can be settled by a personal interview, I shall defer saying more until I meet you again.
Until then, believe me Yours very sincerely (Signed)
To:- Donald McLean Esq.
Inward letters - John Rogan, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0540 (40 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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