to recommend that [Joseph Jenkins have his] pay raised again in
consequence of [his] good conduct.
[He] is a
most valuable man as long as he gets no chance to drink. As
a surveyor is competant. He is very intelligent and this is
what I employ him for. As a good and obediant soldier he
does not shine so much, especially when under Serjt. Rogers, for
whom he entertains, I think, a sort of contempt or perhaps, not
quite so strong a feeling, say, ridicule.
from Captain Haig to Colonel Hawkins, 6th June 1859
regard to the men I have punished by stopping their boundary pay,
I also added 14 days confinment to the camp -
Ryan, J. Smith and Kearney had all their boundary pay stopped till
Jenkins 6 pence a day also.
McTirnan 6 pence a day till further orders.
Birch 7 days Boundary pay stopped and 6 pence a day till further
All the men had either 14 or 18 days confinment to camp. The
crimes are all entered in the order book which I do not send as I
understood from you that you would probably visit this station
from Captain Haig to Colonel Hawkins, 16th June 1859