Francis Hare Papers (no.8): Correspondence from Frederick C. Standish to Hare
AuthorStandish, Frederick C.
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This is part of the digitized version of the Francis Hare Correspondence held in the University of Melbourne Archives. It consists of 54 letters and documents, of which this is one, from 1859-87 and received by or relating to Superintendent Francis Hare, one of the members of the Victoria police force involved in the pursuit and capture of the Kelly Gang. The collection complements Hare’s published memoir, The Last of the Bushrangers (London, 1892) and includes letters by some of the key figures of the Kelly story including the Police Commissioner Frederick Standish, Superintendents Charles Hope Nicolson and John Sadleir, Detective M Ward and John Sherritt, as well as items by Hare himself.
Paper no.8, 26 June 1878
Full transcript not available. Correspondence from Frederick C. Standish to Hare. Covering memo to Hare, 'Forwarded for Superintendent Hare's information', to which are attached copies of correspondence and memoranda concerning Hare's applications for promotion as a result of his part in the capture of bushranger Harry Power. Outer document inscribed, 'Applying for promotion from Mr Berry for the promise made to me in Power Case'. /
KeywordsKelly, Ned, 1855-1880; Bushrangers -- Victoria; Law enforcement -- Victoria
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