Letter, written by William Colenso to Andreas Olsen

Production date
06 Dec 1896

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The letter written by William Colenso to Andreas Olsen was dated 6 December 1896. William Colenso asks Andreas to thank his wife for her kind thoughts, he mentions the upcoming election and Henry Hill’s involvement in it and his role as school inspector. Colenso also thanks Andreas for the specimens he has sent, instructs him on what and when to collect seed and also to how dry flowers to send to him. He bemoans the fact that he cannot take a visit to Norsewood at present. He finishes the letter by discussing his health.
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Handwritten in black ink on paper.
Height x Width: 205 x 255mm
Subject period
Subject date
06 Dec 1896
Display location
Current rights
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 2013/57/2
Credit line
gifted by Joan Fitzmaurice and Margaret Hyde
Other number(s)
2013/57/2, 88424
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