The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 26
Wellington, 16th September, 1874
16th September, 1874.
I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of this day's date, in which you ask whether you will be permitted the assistance of Counsel to attend and watch the case in your behalf. In reply I have to inform you, that taking into consideration the nature of the accusations made against you, it has been decided to allow you the assistance of Counsel to attend and watch the case in your behalf.
I am, &c.,
J. S. Williams.E. de B. Brandon, Esq., Wellington.