Police file – George Stevens – 14th January – 6th April 1891

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A.G. Farrelly
Solicitor & Notary

Fremantle W.A. 14th January 1891

Capt Phillips
Commissioner of Police
Perth

Dear Sir,

I am instructed by Mr J.G.M. (sic) Stevens to request the payment of certain moneys due him by you for which if paid at once he will accept £54.17.6 and interest at 10% since October last in full settlement and in default of such payment I am to take proceedings.

faithfully yours
Alfred G. Farrelly

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Reply sent 16.1.91

I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 14th inst demanding £54.17.6 on behalf of Mr G.J.M. Stevens. I can only make the same reply to you as I have made to Mr Stevens namely that when I receive a full and detailed report of his proceedings whilst in the employ of the police I will pay him what is due.

[Commissioner of Police]

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A.G. Farrelly
Solicitor & Notary

Fremantle W.A. 12th March 1891

Geo Leake Esq
Crown Solicitor
Perth

Dear Sir,

Re Stevens

I wired your office herein of yesterday to my client he instructs me that he will not accept the £50 unless the costs and expenses to which he has been paid by £?.11.8 are also paid by the Commr. of Police.

If the Commissioner consents to this, the appointment referred to in yours of yesterday will be handed him.

faithfully yours,

Alfred G. Farrelly

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A.G. Farrelly
Solicitor & Notary

Fremantle W.A. 19th March 1891

Geo Leake Esq
Crown Solicitor
Perth

Dear Sir,

Re Stevens v Commr. Police

I am instructed to accept your offer to pay £50 in full settlement herein. Kindly forward me cheque.

I enclose Steven’s appointment as detective.

faithfully yours,

Alfred G. Farrelly

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Electric Telegraph Western Australia
The following telegram received here from Fremantle.
Date 6 April 91

To Commissioner of Police

Re Stevens kindly forward me cheque as arranged.

Alfred G. Farrelly
2.25pm