Object #1033111 from MS-Papers-0032-0811

3 pages written by Catherine Hart 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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Dear D

Mr Condie would tell you how ill Alec was yesterday. I really did not think he would have got through the night but this morning

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he is much better. The Dr has not been yet. It is strange the changes that take place in 4 and twenty hours. Robert goes to Wellington tomorrow as he does not like going without me and I don't know what to do. Poor Alec was going on so well last week

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that I thought in a short time he would have been able to go to cottage but this relaps looks bade


Yours
Kate Hart

English (MD)


Dear D

Mr Condie would tell you how ill Alec was yesterday. I really did not think he would have got through the night but this morning he is much better. The Dr has not been yet. It is strange the changes that take place in 4 and twenty hours. Robert goes to Wellington tomorrow as he does not like going without me and I don't know what to do. Poor Alec was going on so well last week that I thought in a short time he would have been able to go to cottage but this relaps looks bade


Yours
Kate Hart

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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