Sapper
Joseph Jenkins

 I beg 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.

--letter from Captain Haig to Colonel Hawkins, 6th June 1859

__

With 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 further orders.
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 orders.

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 shortly.

--letter from Captain Haig to Colonel Hawkins, 16th June 1859