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3-203 (Text)

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Speaker:
author,male,McCance, John,35 addressee,male
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
351
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Private Written
ns1:texttype
Private Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Victoria
Created:
1860
Identifier
3-203
Source
Fitzpatrick, 1994
pages
216-19
Document metadata
Extent:
1705
Identifier
3-203-plain.txt
Title
3-203#Text
Type
Text

3-203-plain.txt — 1 KB

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Chewton January 14th 1860 
Dear Sir 
In reply to your very kind and welcome letter of the 10th November I now in haste write these few lines. I received your letter the day before yesterday and I did not wish to write until I had a personal interview with Mr John Jeffery which I had last night as I with Robert my son set off after my days work to where he lived and of course he read the letter which I think did in place of pulling his ears.  The distance was only three miles which is not counted much in this place and the reason why I was so anxious to see him I knew that he was going to leave his Situation at the latter end of this week and going to a place which is a good distance from us. So when you receive this you need not write any more to my care as his letters will not come by this route as I suppose you have seen by the map of Victoria. So his will go by Ballarat. But as he told me that he was for writing to you by this mail he will likely give you all the particulars himself but I wanted him to have Mr Huttons Address which he was very glad to see as he never had got it and he promised to write to him immediately and to forward the other letters also. He has promised to give us a call on Sunday before he goes away if he can and he was over here a few days ago but I was not at home I was at work. You will likely get his address by his own letters but it is care of Messers Cheyney Brothers Merchants Creswick Victoria. 
Now Sir as I know that you will have some personal discourse with the Revd David Jeffery I feel very much satisfied with this last interview with their son and I am proud of his conduct as far as I have had acquaintance with him. And I have bee

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