Object #1015755 from MS-Papers-0032-0826

3 pages written 25 Jun 1850 by Sir Donald McLean to Susan Douglas McLean

From: Inward and outward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0826 (43 digitised items). Mainly letters between Susan Strang and her future husband Donald McLean. Includes a letter from her mother Susannah Strang to McLean, 1849; letter from E Shand to Susan Strang, written from Portobello, 1850 in which she gives her impressions of Dunedin

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My dear Susan

In packing up I find among my things a shirt of Papa's probably the one Mammas says that I lifted when indulging in the alleged propensity of my counting or more likely it may have gone with my clothes to wash. That horrible lazy washerwoman has never prepared my white vest for today. Will you kindly put the tapes to rights

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in the one I send or I must wear it instead. Send it back soon.


Ever sincerely yours
Donald McLean

June 25 1850

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My dear Susan

In packing up I find among my things a shirt of Papa's probably the one Mammas says that I lifted when indulging in the alleged propensity of my counting or more likely it may have gone with my clothes to wash. That horrible lazy washerwoman has never prepared my white vest for today. Will you kindly put the tapes to rights in the one I send or I must wear it instead. Send it back soon.


Ever sincerely yours
Donald McLean

June 25 1850

Part of:
Inward and outward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0826 (43 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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