Mackie, Leslie Stuart
A collection of six poems written and illustrated by Leslie Mackie for his grandson Winston Miskelly during the 1940s, and letters.
A letter from Leslie Mackie to his grandson Winston dated July 1942 in which he describes his news (everyday events) as one would describe a military campaign.
And a covering letter from Mara Miskelly explaining the above papers and the carvings presented to the Museum (including the source of timber). The letter is directed to Rigby Allan and dated 27 March 1919.
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1. poem - On Monday morning about seven o'clock... with coloured illustrations, May 14 1940
2. poem - This is the swagger who called yesterday... with coloured illustrations, n.d.
3. poem - This is the crab... with coloured illustrations, n.d.
4. poem - This is the tui that came here today... with coloured illustrations, n.d.
5. poem - On Friday I took the car down for a grease up... with coloured illustrations. n.d.
6. poem - I know a young fellow, Winston by name... with coloured illustrations. n.d.
7. Letter - Otakeho July 19th 1942. Dear Winston, This is Otakeho calling and this is Uppa Talking... 2pp
8. Letter - to Rigby Allan from Mara Miskelly. 27th March 1962 regarding the gift of carved canoe,