William Ashby to Frederick Chesson, 4 August 1882

William Ashby to Frederick Chesson, 4 August 1882

Archive location: Bodleian Libraries, MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 18 / C125 – 29

Author(s): William Ashby

Recipient(s): Frederick Chesson

Sent from: England

Date: 4 August 1882

New Zealand and General Commission Agency
Norgrove Buildings, Clark’s Place,
Bishopsgate Street, Within, London

William Ashby and Co.
Colonial Agents
Hay and Buchanan
Auckland, N.Z.

Dear Sir,

I am in receipt of your favour of yesterday’s date. I am willing to make a further allowance of thirty pounds to the three New Zealand natives they giving me a bill of seven days (light?) on their bank in New Zealand, and you at the same time coming responsible the money I lend will be repaid total fifty pounds which bill of course includes the twenty pounds I lent them to pay their hotel expenses.

Yours faithfully
William Ashby

F.W. Chesson, Esq
Aborigines Protection Socity
17 King Williams Street
Charing Cross