Object #1024699 from MS-Papers-0032-0818
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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24 May 1875
My dear Donald
As Mr Scully was up here spending yesterday and goes down today and will see you he will explain how I did not get down to see you. I was very bussy in the first three days of last week and on Thursday when I had a plaster ready for you I got hurt about the face in a way that I did not care to go to any publice place and my face is not well yet. I need not say
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how anxious I am about you and your foot but I hear from Mr Scully it is much better and perhaps it will be better to keep to the Dr's medicine therefore I will not send it. I hope you will keep your spirits up and cheerful among all your ard[u]ous and labour[i]ous work. I will be to see you as soon as I can appear properly in publice. Do not be put out about me in any way as when I see you you will find it was the working of the mind through various causes that brought this about.
Ever your attached brother
Archibald John McLean
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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