Object #1033122 from MS-Papers-0032-0827

2 pages written Aug 1851 by Sir Donald McLean to Susan Douglas McLean

From: Inward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0827 (34 digitised items). Letters between Donald McLean and Susan. Donald's letters written from Hawke's Bay, Rangitikei, Taita and Wairapapa. Susan's letters from Dalmuir Hill, Wellington (the home of her parents (Robert and Susannah Strang).

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English (MD)





Are you quite determined pet not to send me the black tie if so perhaps you will have no objection to my wearing one of the red handkerchiefs you sent me.

I forward the list for you to look over and shall have the

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English (MD)

cards ready for Miss Kelly & Hart tomorrow. I suppose plain Mr D McLean on one and Mrs McLean on the letter will be enough but probably you will not answer that question as you seem very careful about writing a line since I showed your notes to Miss Kelly.


Always yours
Donald McLean

Wednesday night
[August 1851]

English (MD)





Are you quite determined pet not to send me the black tie if so perhaps you will have no objection to my wearing one of the red handkerchiefs you sent me.

I forward the list for you to look over and shall have the cards ready for Miss Kelly & Hart tomorrow. I suppose plain Mr D McLean on one and Mrs McLean on the letter will be enough but probably you will not answer that question as you seem very careful about writing a line since I showed your notes to Miss Kelly.


Always yours
Donald McLean

Wednesday night
[August 1851]

Part of:
Inward family correspondence - Susan McLean (wife), Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0827 (34 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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