Object #1026880 from MS-Papers-0032-0811

3 pages written by Catherine Isabella McLean in Maraekakaho to Sir Donald McLean

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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English (MD)


My dear Donald

I am thankful to tell you that Douglas is a great deal better and beginning to look himself again. I have got the same cold myself and so has Archy but of course it is quite impossible for "him"

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English (MD)

to take care of it while the wool bales are being shipped. I think Catherine much improved. She is looking well. I am going to Mr Lornes with my little boy tomorrow. I suppose that you are prevented by yr "half self" the "Mouries to from coming up to see yr friends however I hope that you will come up shortly and remain with us over Christmas at leste. The shearing is to be done on Friday. Alexander is well

English (MD)


My dear Donald

I am thankful to tell you that Douglas is a great deal better and beginning to look himself again. I have got the same cold myself and so has Archy but of course it is quite impossible for "him"to take care of it while the wool bales are being shipped. I think Catherine much improved. She is looking well. I am going to Mr Lornes with my little boy tomorrow. I suppose that you are prevented by yr "half self" the "Mouries to from coming up to see yr friends however I hope that you will come up shortly and remain with us over Christmas at leste. The shearing is to be done on Friday. Alexander is well and old Archy able to work again.


I am in haste yr aff. sister
Catherine
Maraekakaho

Wednesday

Part of:
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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