Letter, Fred Hamshar

Hamshar, Frederick
Production date
08 Oct 1882
Current rights
Public Domain
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Brief Description
Part of a letter written by Fred Hamshar in Whakaki, Hawke's Bay, to his brother Tom in England, dated 8th October 1882. Fred acknowledges a photograph that Tom has sent of his intended. Fred confesses he has a girl of his own, a Māori girl whom he visits every Saturday. Ploughing has started at Whakaki. Fred recently travelled by steamer to Waihua with the intention of visiting his uncle [James Hamshar] who is very ill, but he had been taken to Napier Hospital just two hours before he (Fred) arrived.
The remainder of the letter is missing.
Production date
08 Oct 1882
Production period
Height x Width: 198 x 127mm
Subject period
Subject date
08 Oct 1882
Credit line
gifted by Robyn Kunaiti
Other number(s)
2018/10/11, 95290
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