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Title: McMahon Glynn, Patrick to Glynn, Robert, 1923
CollectionPatrick McMahon Glynn: Letters to his family (1874-1927) [Gerald Glynn O'Collins]
SenderMcMahon Glynn, Patrick
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationpolitician
Sender Religionunknown
OriginAdelaide, South Australia, Australia
RecipientGlynn, Robert
Recipient Gendermale
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Partial Date
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Word Count330
Genreadvice on property, politics, family
TranscriptMorialta Chambers,
Victoria Square, Adelaide
24th Octr. 1923

Dear Robert
I regret that we have not met recently, but I wish to mention
that I wrote again to Joseph telling him the position of his son
Frank. The previous letter I wrote ought to be received by him at
the end of this week. I do not recommend the particular piece of
land. They gave an estimate of the prices and classes month to
month, submitted to applicants such as Frank, for consideration. I
wrote again to Frank and told him the difficulty to recommend anything
was the absence of knowledge of what the particular lands are
like, that it is desirable, if possible to see them, but he cannot do
that. Part of the trouble will be working the place up. However, if
Joseph chooses to send an amount of deposit such as £100 or
£150, expressing in effect his desire to take the land up, an application
can be made.
It has been a busy time here, in effect successful for visitors, the
Archbishops. I had the pleasure of meeting them all on Saturday, as
the Mail says, and practically had close communication with most of
them in wartime. Many difficulties arose such as interpretation of the
Versailles Treaty etc. In one expression to the Lutherans some two
years ago I succeeded in stopping the Ministry interfering with the
Missions. That interpretation, as received by me as a Minister then
dealing with International matters, was made to the Pope by request
of Archbishop Ceretti who went to Versailles for information and
was of course courteously received.
I saw Una yesterday when I went down to the train. She will
have a happy six or seven weeks in New South Wales. I wish I had
time to run over there myself. In effect the Queensland Archbishop,
whom I just saw off wished I could go on to Brisbane. Hoping you
are all well,

Your affectionate brother,
[P. McM. Glynn]