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Original Documents on Aborigines and Law, 1797-1840

Document 35a

Original Document 35a

As to expenses of L E Threlkeld . Payment for interpreting at trial of Charley: 16th October 1835


[142]   [addressed at Bottom to ?. ?. Illegible Esq, Registrar of the Supreme Court]

No 35/411

Colonial Secretary's Office

16th October 1835

Sir,

In transmitting to you the enclosed Certificate of the attendance of the revered L. E. Threlkeld [in margin "22 Aug 1835"] at the Supreme Court as Interpreter on the trial of Charley a Black Native for murder, I am directed by His Excellency the Governor to inform you, that the usual allowance for travelling is to me paid to Mr. Threlkeld , without, although he did not come from Lake Macquarie for this trial, was detained in Sydney to attend it by the Law Officers, as well as the sum of five Pounds [143] authorised for him on other similar occasions.

I have the honor to be

Sir,

your most obedient servant

For the Colonial Secretary

?? Harrington.

[144]

Colonial Secretary to Registrar 16th October 1835 re allowance to Revd L E ?

Published by the Centre for Comparative Law History and Governance of Macquarie University, and State Records NSW