Object #1017288 from MS-Papers-0032-0209

4 pages written 12 Jan 1872 by Frederic Alonzo Carrington to Sir Donald McLean in New Plymouth District

From: Inward letters - Surnames, Carrington, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0209 (32 digitised items). Correspondents:F A Carrington, Taranaki, 1841-1873 (15 letters); Jane Carrington, Taranaki, 1876 (1 letter); W Carrington, Taranaki, 1847-1870 (16 letters, including one letter to his brother Fred).

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English (ATL)

New Plymouth 12 January 1872


My dear Sir,

As Mr. Parris leaves this place tomorrow morning for the purpose of seeing you and has kindly offered to take a note for me - I do myself the pleasure of writing to you to say that I received a Telegram from Mr. Gisborne on Sunday last in which he

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tells me of your being at Wanganui and of your coming on, in a few days, to Patea - that you were down about the Land question.

Will you be so obliging as to give me a line and say if and when I may expect to see you here. I may add that everyone is most anxious for you

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to do that which it is believed you can do - vizt. Settle all our Land difficulties on this West Coast this summer.

Twelve months this day Cobbs Coach first arrived here. Mrs. Carrington desires her kind regards and


I remain My dear Sir, Yours sincerely,
Fred. A. Carrington
The Honorable D. McLean
etc. etc. etc.

English (ATL)

New Plymouth 12 January 1872


My dear Sir,

As Mr. Parris leaves this place tomorrow morning for the purpose of seeing you and has kindly offered to take a note for me - I do myself the pleasure of writing to you to say that I received a Telegram from Mr. Gisborne on Sunday last in which he tells me of your being at Wanganui and of your coming on, in a few days, to Patea - that you were down about the Land question.

Will you be so obliging as to give me a line and say if and when I may expect to see you here. I may add that everyone is most anxious for you to do that which it is believed you can do - vizt. Settle all our Land difficulties on this West Coast this summer.

Twelve months this day Cobbs Coach first arrived here. Mrs. Carrington desires her kind regards and


I remain My dear Sir, Yours sincerely,
Fred. A. Carrington
The Honorable D. McLean
etc. etc. etc.

Part of:
Inward letters - Surnames, Carrington, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0209 (32 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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