Object #1018402 from MS-Papers-0032-0818

3 pages written 6 Jan 1876 by Archibald John McLean in Glenorchy to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Archibald John McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0818 (112 digitised items). Letters written from Maraekakaho, Warleigh, Doonside and Glenorchy about station matters and family news.Letter dated 24 Oct 1874 recounts the McLean family's lineage and gives dates of birth for family members

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English (MD)

6 January 1876

Glenorchy

My dear Donald

I was glade to hear from you and that you stand it out so well. I would have been down to see you long ear this but was keep very busy with hay & crops and I could not be of any service as I was well awair how the poll would turn from information I had before you came here at all. Of course I have Ormond deep at h[e]art and has tried to collect all the votes here for him. There is not many but they will be all for him. Lyon and Mason has not regestered

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English (MD)

as I was at them to see Hugh Duff Condie for Pukahu myself. I think Malcom Walker & I will call on Smith as I go down tommorrw. I think Allan Williams has a vote and Cotteral.

I will be delighted to see you and I hope you will do us the pleasure of spending a day or two up here as it is so healthy. Wishing you many happy returns of the season. Kate send her kindest regards. The bird was looss the other day but she caught him again. No more till we meet. In haste ever your affectionate brother


Archibald John McLean

If you are writing to Douglas tell him he will hear from me soon. I hope Vogle will get in. I will be so pleased to hear old Sir George will get what he duly deserves. I never thought he could be so bad & low.

English (MD)

6 January 1876

Glenorchy

My dear Donald

I was glade to hear from you and that you stand it out so well. I would have been down to see you long ear this but was keep very busy with hay & crops and I could not be of any service as I was well awair how the poll would turn from information I had before you came here at all. Of course I have Ormond deep at h[e]art and has tried to collect all the votes here for him. There is not many but they will be all for him. Lyon and Mason has not regestered as I was at them to see Hugh Duff Condie for Pukahu myself. I think Malcom Walker & I will call on Smith as I go down tommorrw. I think Allan Williams has a vote and Cotteral.

I will be delighted to see you and I hope you will do us the pleasure of spending a day or two up here as it is so healthy. Wishing you many happy returns of the season. Kate send her kindest regards. The bird was looss the other day but she caught him again. No more till we meet. In haste ever your affectionate brother


Archibald John McLean

If you are writing to Douglas tell him he will hear from me soon. I hope Vogle will get in. I will be so pleased to hear old Sir George will get what he duly deserves. I never thought he could be so bad & low.

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Archibald John McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0818 (112 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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