Francis Hare Papers (no. 35): Sadleir to Hare
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Paper no.35, 23 July 1880
Police Department / Superintendent’s Office / Benalla / July 23 1880 / / My dear Hare / / In travelling along the N Eastern line yesterday & day before Mr Stephens and some other employees in the railways & in the Telegraph Office (Post O) expressed dissatisfaction at not being in our official reports. I explained that this was not my fault as I had to deal only with things as they occurred on 28th and that I was sure it was an oversight on your part through haste & being ill – Stephens the R. Station Master has been particularly obliging and [ ? ] and has really been a useful ally – [ ? ] telegraph office[?], besides Saxe [?] those most troubled by us are Beechworth Wodonga Wangarratta Mansfield and in the order named. / All others assisted as they were required – Hoping you are doing well / [?] / J Sadlier /
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
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