Object #1018768 from MS-Papers-0032-0811
From: Inward family correspondence - Catherine Hart (sister); Catherine Isabella McLean (sister-in-law), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0811 (71 digitised items). Catherine McLean (later Hart) wrote from Stobs Castle, Hawick, Roxburghshire and from Edinburgh, Scotland prior to her arrival in New Zealand in 1861, and from Wellington, Hawke's Bay and Christchurch, 1861-1875, including many undated letters and fragments. The folder contains 9 letters written by Catherine Isabella McLean, from Maraekakaho and Glenorchy, Hawke's Bay, 1861-1875.Includes one letter written by Annabella McLean from Edinburgh in Nov 1862
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for Douglas he would much prefure having him to any body and will take pains to make a good man of business of him. I had no idea he was 21 years of age till his grandfather told me the other day. It will give me great pleasure to see him established in the office just as he has come of age.
I am fretting a good deal about our dear Alec. It seems to me as if so little was done for him and I blame myself much for leaving him to the care of any one at nights. I sent for Dr Grace for it has been pressing so much upon my mind and I feel more comfortable since.
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I have just written to Mrs Conway and told her how thankful I am that her little boy is named after him. Robert has gone to Canterbury today. His brother has sold Snowdown Station for 14000. Miss McLean is still with Annabella. She is quite a little sun shine to us both.
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to you for giving Edsie hers. I wish you would send Mr Sydie , the minister, a case of good port wine with my compliments. I believe that [crossed out] Mr Kenedy has got good wine. Mr Sydie was most kind and Robert says I ought to do it. With my love to Douglas, the Captain and yourself.
I am your aff.
Inward family correspondence - Catherine Hart (sister); Catherine Isabella McLean (sister-in-law), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0811 (71 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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