Deposition – Florance C. Broadhurst

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The Depositions

Deposition of Florance C. Broadhurst

The examination of Florance C. Broadhurst
Store Assistant of Cossack
taken on oath this 18th
day of March in the year of Our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and 85 at Roebourne
in the Colony aforesaid, before the undersigned, one
of Her Majesty’s Justices of the Peace for the said Colony in the presence and
hearing of Frederick Bevan, Charles Warburton, William Holmes Gilroy and San Qui who
are charged this day before me for that they the said F. Bevan. C. Warburton
W.H. Gilroy and San Qui at Roebourne on

This deponent Florance C. Broadhurst on his oath
saith as follows:- I remember Tuesday the 13th January last. About 1/2 past 4 in the afternoon I examined the safe at the Bank and the money. I saw the previous day’s vouchers lying on the chiffonier in proper order and apparently undisturbed. They were wrapped round with a wrapper gummed on one side. There were 26 cheques and other vouchers all stamped with the bank stamp.

F. Broadhurst

Before me
E.H. Lawrence J.P.