Object #1015367 from MS-Papers-0032-0204

3 pages written 3 Jun 1873 by Walter Lorne Campbell to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Campbell, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0204 (12 digitised items). Correspondents:P Campbell, Nelson, 1853-1860 (2 letter, one includes a sketch map); R E M Campbell, Hamilton, 1876 (2 letters); Walter Lorne Campbell, Cambridge, 1872 & undated (2 letters); William Campbell, Napier & Wellington, 1865-1869 (with references to James Grindell) (3 letters); Dal.Campbell, Hepburn & Co (Melbourne stock & station agents), 1874 (1 letter).

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English (ATL)

Nihu o te Kiore
Tuesday 3rd June 1873


My dear Mr. McLean,

I arrived here about 10 this morning, My guide lost his way and we had to camp out near a creek, which he called Kowhatu roa. It was tolerably cold. Mair is at Kaiteriria

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and I intend going over there tomorrow, as he will not be back for a day or two.

Sergeant Kyle is very civil and makes me as comfortable as possible. A Native was just starting to meet me when I arrived - Joe Price

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a Napier man, who I met yesterday, told me that Russell's affair is progressing and people seem to think that he will gain his point - A thousand pities if he does -


Believe me, Yrs. very truly
Walter Lorne Campbell

English (ATL)

Nihu o te Kiore
Tuesday 3rd June 1873


My dear Mr. McLean,

I arrived here about 10 this morning, My guide lost his way and we had to camp out near a creek, which he called Kowhatu roa. It was tolerably cold. Mair is at Kaiteriria and I intend going over there tomorrow, as he will not be back for a day or two.

Sergeant Kyle is very civil and makes me as comfortable as possible. A Native was just starting to meet me when I arrived - Joe Price a Napier man, who I met yesterday, told me that Russell's affair is progressing and people seem to think that he will gain his point - A thousand pities if he does -


Believe me, Yrs. very truly
Walter Lorne Campbell

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Campbell, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0204 (12 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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