Object #1019726 from MS-Papers-0032-0815

2 pages written 9 Jul 1863 by Alexander McLean in Maraekakaho to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Alexander McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0815 (48 digitised items). Letters written from Napier and Maraekakaho mainly about station matters. Includes one letter from Canterbury, Jul 1861, and one from Ashburton, Sep 1868

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English (MD)

9 July 1863

Maraekakaho

My dear brother

I was oblidged to draw on you for this fence the men were done work and I did not like to keep them hear. I expect Atkins home last night but he has not come and when he comes he shall have to go back.

I shall tell you something about him when I have time to wright or to se you. He shall never do no

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English (MD)

for me. He is not a safe man to have aneything to do with.

I shall let you hear all on his return.


In haste, yours allways
Alexander McLean

English (MD)

9 July 1863

Maraekakaho

My dear brother

I was oblidged to draw on you for this fence the men were done work and I did not like to keep them hear. I expect Atkins home last night but he has not come and when he comes he shall have to go back.

I shall tell you something about him when I have time to wright or to se you. He shall never do no for me. He is not a safe man to have aneything to do with.

I shall let you hear all on his return.


In haste, yours allways
Alexander McLean

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Alexander McLean (brother), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0815 (48 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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