Object #1026645 from MS-Papers-0032-0481

2 pages written 11 May 1864 by John Davies Ormond in Wallingford to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - J D Ormond, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0481 (89 digitised items). 85 letters written from Epraima, Auckland, Wallingford & Napier, 1857-1865. Includes a few draft letters from McLean to Ormond.

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English (ATL)

Wallingford
May 11th/64


Dear McLean,

Todays mail brought me your note telling me you were to leave for Auckland in an hour. I hope you may be successful in getting what you go for. On your return I will come down for a day as I should like to see you before any proclamation is issued for the calling out of the Militia. As I think a better arrangement is desirable than at present exists as to the general working of militia matters. Please await my arrival before settling anything definitely. I will come as soon as I hear you are back. I am not against the militia being called out provided the steps taken to mitigate the evil are sufficient. Hoping to see you soon.


Yours always,
J. D. Ormond

Part of:
Inward letters - J D Ormond, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0481 (89 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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