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Letter from John Cawte Beaglehole to his Mother, 31 May 1927

About the electronic version

Letter from John Cawte Beaglehole to his Mother, 31 May 1927

Author: Beaglehole, John Cawte

Creation of machine-readable version:

Creation of digital images: Virginia Gow

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

  • 16 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 "[unclear: eron]" to "cross". Corrected text on page 2: changed "[unclear: deminition]" to "deminition". Corrected text on page 3: changed "[unclear: remitting]" to "remitting". Corrected text on page 4: changed "The dead beats" to "The dead-beats". Corrected text on page 5: changed "rowed away &" to "rowed away up &". Corrected text on page 6: changed "[unclear: so]" to "too"; changed "[unclear] [unclear: sufficiently]" to "& hygienic". changed "Othello" to "Otello". Corrected text on page 7: changed "go to just when" to "go to first when"; changed "[unclear: laid]" to "bird"; changed "cove I said" to "cove L said"; changed "revising etc" to "wanted revising etc"; changed "Plates, who ran" to "States, who ran". Corrected text on page 8: changed "Harold Hold" to "Harold Holt"; changed "days ago from" to "ten days ago from"; changed "round about way" to "roundabout way". Corrected text on page 9: changed "[unclear: fund of resource]" to "fund of resource". Corrected text on page 10: changed "it bails down" to "it boils down"; changed "[unclear: Fix]" to "Jix"; changed "[unclear: pastry]" to "party"; changed "any message to" to "any message for".

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

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

  • 7 January 2004
    Jamie Norrish
    Altered spacing of markup, changed hyphen to en- and em-dash in a couple of places, as appropriate.