Object #1002527 from MS-Papers-0032-0233

4 pages written 1 Aug 1873 by James Coutts Crawford to Sir Donald McLean

From: Inward letters - James Coutts Crawford, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0233 (13 digitised items). 13 letters written from Wellington, 1870-1876. Includes letter addressed to Fox, 29 Jan 1870

A transcription/translation of this document (by ATL) appears below.

Download alow-resolution PDF or high-resolution PDF

Page 1 of 4. View high-resolution image

English (ATL)

R. M. Court
Aug. 1, 1873


My dear McLean,

Don't you think it a hard case that my salary of £50, as sheriff, should be struck off this Session?

This reduces my pay considerably below what was received by my predecessors, as my pay as Principal Returning

Page 2 of 4. View high-resolution image

English (ATL)

Officer was reduced some years ago from £100 to £25.

I feel some delicacy in troubling Mr. Vogel with the matter, partly because he must have so much to think of at present, and also that it might seem to be appeal to him against the action of his colleague, but perhaps you might

Page 3 of 4. View high-resolution image

English (ATL)

try without any fuss to get the sura on the estimates again,


Believe me, Yours sincerely,
James Crawford
Honble D. McLean C.M.G.

English (ATL)

R. M. Court
Aug. 1, 1873


My dear McLean,

Don't you think it a hard case that my salary of £50, as sheriff, should be struck off this Session?

This reduces my pay considerably below what was received by my predecessors, as my pay as Principal Returning Officer was reduced some years ago from £100 to £25.

I feel some delicacy in troubling Mr. Vogel with the matter, partly because he must have so much to think of at present, and also that it might seem to be appeal to him against the action of his colleague, but perhaps you might try without any fuss to get the sura on the estimates again,


Believe me, Yours sincerely,
James Crawford
Honble D. McLean C.M.G.

Part of:
Inward letters - James Coutts Crawford, Reference Number MS-Papers-0032-0233 (13 digitised items)
Series 1 Inward letters (English), Reference Number Series 1 Inward letters (English) (14501 digitised items)
McLean Papers, Reference Number MS-Group-1551 (30238 digitised items)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=1002527). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments