Object #1017138 from MS-Papers-0032-0516

2 pages written 23 Oct 1857 by James Wathan Preece in Coromandel to Sir Donald McLean in Auckland Region

From: Inward letters - James Preece, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0516 (44 digitised items). 43 letters written from Thames, Urewera and Coromandel (Stapleton), 1845-1870. Includes letter from Mary Ann Preece, 1861 re her son Wathen; letter from James Preece to his son George, 1870.

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English (ATL)

Stapleton Coromandel

Octr. 23 1857



My dear Sir

Since I last wrote to you your letters of of Octr. 6th 12th and 14th with their enclosures all came to hand also a letter from the Under Secretary of date Septr. 21 I have not time but just to acknowledge them as it is but a few minutes ago that I heard of this opportunity and the native cannot waite I will attend to all your directions as soon as posible should there be another opportunity before I leave for Auckland I will write you please to excuse haste as the man cannot waite believe me to remain


Yours very truly
James Preece
T D McLean Esqr. Auckland

Part of:
Inward letters - James Preece, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0516 (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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