Object #1027116 from MS-Papers-0032-0818

2 pages written 3 Jul 1871 by Sir Donald McLean to Archibald John McLean

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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My dear Archy

I have been thinking over what you said to me about money due to you in America and I think it would be well worth your while to make some effort to recover it. What I would recommend would be that you should go with the Captain of some whaler from the North. The vessels generally are from the Bay of Islands and Mangonui. I believe you could get home

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at a very small cost and I would help you in doing so. The change would do you good. Catherine takes up a few things that may be of service to you during this cold weather. Let me hear from you by Douglas.


Yours
Donald McLean

3 July 1871

English (MD)




My dear Archy

I have been thinking over what you said to me about money due to you in America and I think it would be well worth your while to make some effort to recover it. What I would recommend would be that you should go with the Captain of some whaler from the North. The vessels generally are from the Bay of Islands and Mangonui. I believe you could get home at a very small cost and I would help you in doing so. The change would do you good. Catherine takes up a few things that may be of service to you during this cold weather. Let me hear from you by Douglas.


Yours
Donald McLean

3 July 1871

Part of:
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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