Object #1015036 from MS-Papers-0032-0263

3 pages written 3 Aug 1868 by George Thomas Fannin in Napier City

From: Inward letters - G T Fannin, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0263 (44 digitised items). 42 letters written from Hawke's Bay, 1863-1868. Includes three newspaper clippings, one a letter to the editor from James Woodbine Johnson, Maraetaha Station, 1868.

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

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English (ATL)

Napier

Augt. 3/1868.



Sir,

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 25th. July recd. at 8½ oclock this evg. mail closing in half an hour.

Prior to your Honors instructions I had for my self defence to the reports at times received by Your Honor got kept not by myself as it might be open to question but by the Messenger a return of my attendance at office

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and on referring to it find I have been one day and a part of another absent from office -- the one day was in accordance with Dr. Hitchings advice and the half day was in moving into Town. Your Honor may recollect that you had given me permission for a couple of days to move. Such not being required I did not take them. In reply to the latter part of Your Honors letter I

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have already given you all the information of consequence both of letters and Telegrams without egotism I can assure Your Honor that no one can do more than I do in giving Your Honor all the information in my power as soon as possible. Pray excuse this hurriedly written letter to be in time for mail.

I have the hr. to be Sir
Your most obt. svt.
Geo. Thos. Fannin.

English (ATL)

Napier

Augt. 3/1868.



Sir,

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 25th. July recd. at 8½ oclock this evg. mail closing in half an hour.

Prior to your Honors instructions I had for my self defence to the reports at times received by Your Honor got kept not by myself as it might be open to question but by the Messenger a return of my attendance at office and on referring to it find I have been one day and a part of another absent from office -- the one day was in accordance with Dr. Hitchings advice and the half day was in moving into Town. Your Honor may recollect that you had given me permission for a couple of days to move. Such not being required I did not take them. In reply to the latter part of Your Honors letter I have already given you all the information of consequence both of letters and Telegrams without egotism I can assure Your Honor that no one can do more than I do in giving Your Honor all the information in my power as soon as possible. Pray excuse this hurriedly written letter to be in time for mail.

I have the hr. to be Sir
Your most obt. svt.
Geo. Thos. Fannin.

Part of:
Inward letters - G T Fannin, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0263 (44 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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