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Letter from John Cawte Beaglehole to his Mother, 22 March 1927

About the electronic version

Letter from John Cawte Beaglehole to his Mother, 22 March 1927

Author: Beaglehole, John Cawte

Creation of machine-readable version:

Creation of digital images: Virginia Gow, NZETC

Conversion to TEI.2-conformant markup: Virginia Gow

Publicly accessible


Extent: ca. 30 kilobytes

Illustrations have been included from the original source.


Every effort has been made to preserve the Māori macron using unicode.

Some keywords in the header are a local Electronic Text Collection scheme to aid in establishing analytical groupings.

Revisions to the electronic version

  • 10 September 2004
    Colin Doig
    Added name tags to various names of people/places/organisation/titles.

  • 9 September 2004
    Jason Darwin
    General document-wide corrections: changed hyphens to em-dashes; added [orig] tags around all words hyphenated over line-breaks; changed non-monetary fractions to true fractions; specified full expansion for all abbreviations; changed hyphen in numeric ranges to en-dashes; specified supralinear additions where they appear in the text of the letter; ensured all indented paragraphs are tagged [p rend="indent"]. Corrected text on page 1: changed "pen at night" to "pen at night;"; changed "as Spring has" to "as Spring had"; changed "far famed" to "far-famed"; changed "sea beach" to "sea-beach"; changed "drinking pond" to "dirty pond". Corrected text on page 3: changed "The lakes trip" to "The Lakes trip"; changed "P.P'sarrangements" to "P.P.'s arrangements"; changed "close up view" to "close-up view"; changed "mannerisms, conducts" to "mannerisms; conducts". Corrected text on page 4: changed "soloist good stuff" to "soloist — good stuff"; changed "preset season" to "present season"; changed "so lord knows" to "so Lord knows". Corrected text on page 5: changed "[unclear: Kreiviel]" to "Kievriel". Corrected text on page 6: changed "twopence for the tube" to "tuppence for the tube"; changed "play repetory" to "play repertory"; changed "amity between" to "of amity between". Corrected text on page 8: changed "[unclear: Haydon]" to "Haydon"; changed "you lastly suggest" to "you basely suggest".

  • 1 March 2004
    Jamie Norrish, NZETC
    Altered TEI Header: added extent of electronic file, altered format of XML, fixed respStmts for fileDesc.

  • 9 January 2004
    Jamie Norrish
    Altered spacing of markup.

  • 30 August 2004
    Colin Doig
    A tag was split over two lines, I removed the carriage return.