Brown, Dorothy

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Dorothy Brown, nee Cleary was the wife of Robert Brown, Inglewood Mayor and local historian. The letters consist of correspondence to Dorothy from members of her family. 1939 - 1941

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1) Letter to Dorothy from cousin ?, dated Jan 31 1940 re family matters. Included original envelope. Also in envelope was a Christmas, New Year card from Phyl and Geoff Roberts, RNZAF, Wigram and a post card of Leadenham House. (4 items)

2) Letter to Dorothy from Grannie, Putaruru, 21 Dec 1940 re family matters (1 item)

3)Letter to Dot from Father (Revd. P Cleary, Rural Dean, Putaruru), Feb 7 1941 re family matters. Includes envelope) (3 pieces)

4) Letter to Dot from Father, Putaruru, 15 Feb 1941 re family attesting envelope, Also in envelope was letter re investment in Whakatane Paper Mills (5 pieces)

5) Letter to Dot and Bob from Kath, Vicarage, Putaruru, undated re family matters. Includes envelope (stamp removed). Also in envelope was a recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Cake. (8 pieces)

6) Collection of embroidery flyers (4 items)

7) Newspaper clipping, Taranaki Herald Fir June 23 1939, reporting the marriage of Dorothy Torrence Cleary to Robert Watson Brown

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