MSS. Brit. Emp. S. 18 / C144-191
40 Queen’s Road
Aug 2 9pm
Dear Mr Chesson,
I hope I shall hear tomorrow morning that Miss Wheale will accompany the Maori here, but I fear I must decline your kind offer of coming, as I have an engagement and must go out soon after four. I trust they will not take this amiss.
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