The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 72
Department of Justice, Wellington, May 12th. 1894
May 12th. 1894
Sir—Referring to previous correspondence on the subject of your action in connection with the ease of the Native woman Meringa, I am directed by the Hon. the Native Minister to inform you that, after giving your explanation careful consideration, the Government has decided to advise His Excellency the Governor to remove you from the Commission of the Peace, and to cancel your license as a Native Interpreter.
I have the honour to be, Sir,
Your most obedient servant,
C. J. A. Haselden, Under Secretary.
Major Brown,New Plymouth.
Note.—On the 15th May, Mr. C. F. Richmond telegraphed for me to the Under Secretary of Justice asking for delay in my proposed removal, and received the following reply:—