Francis Hare Papers (no.17): Standish to Hare
AuthorStandish, F. C.
MetadataShow full item record
Access StatusOpen Access
Paper no.17, 3 June 1880
Police Department / Chief Commissioner’s Office / Melbourne, Jun 3rd 1880 / / My Dear Frank / / As Fosbury cannot find suitable trackers for our Dept, do you think I had better send up to Queensland for them? Baber would do very well but I don’t like to send him away during your absence from your district. The difficulty in finding the right kind of … / I should not like to intrust the task to any other officer. / Perhaps S Inspr Kennedy might be sent as I have nothing for him to do till the Exhibition when I propose placing him on duty. / I suppose Nicholson will be down before long. / / Very truly yours / F. C. Standish /
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.
KeywordsKelly, Ned, 1855-1880; Bushrangers -- Victoria; Law enforcement -- Victoria
- Click on "Export Reference in RIS Format" and choose "open with... Endnote".
- Click on "Export Reference in RIS Format". Login to Refworks, go to References => Import References