Letter, Bethune & Hunter to Donald McLean

Bethune and Hunter Ltd
Production date
05 Feb 1861

Object detail

Brief Description
Letter from Bethune & Hunter, to Donald McLean, Auckland, dated 5 February 1861.

The letter confirms that Bethune & Hunter has arranged with Captain Eggers of the Margaretha Roesner to convey McLean's sheep from Napier to Otago. Each trip costs four hundred pounds, eight hundred pounds for a return voyage, and each trip can take fifteen hundred to eighteen hundred sheep, with seven horses. They will instruct McLean's brother to get the sheep ready.
Production date
05 Feb 1861
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Blue paper, black ink
Height x Width: 270 x 210mm
B&H, Logo, Embossed
9 Feb 1861, Stamp, Stamped
Subject period
Subject date
05 Feb 1861
Credit line
gifted by anonymous
Other number(s)
m2004/19, 29678


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