Object #1025457 from MS-Papers-0032-0183
From: Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 digitised items). 70 letters, 1855-1860
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Letter from T.G.B.
to Donald McLean Esq.
dated 3rd. December 1855
) COPY. Private.
My dear McLean,
The Superintendent and Mr. Fox informed me you are anxious to purchase a ferry at Manawatu, (I think that is the name); and they consider it absolutely necessary, or most advisable, that the purchase should be
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(under protest from the Land Officer), for under £100; but I think we shall feel obliged to do something about them.
Dr. Sinclair wants you back at Auckland; I want you here; and the Nelson people want you at Waitohi.
Yours very truly (Signed)
3rd. Dec. 1855.
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(Post script next page.)
P.S. If you are determined on making the purchase of the ferry, make application in due form for authority, stating the reasons, and I will give it. But in the mean time act on this.
To:- Donald McLean Esq.
Inward letters - Sir Thomas Gore Browne (Governor), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0183 (75 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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