[centred, in red ink] to Little MLA
[oval stamp, centred] COLONIAL SECRETARY'S OFFICE, QUEENSLAND 08576 [green tick] 27. SEP. 89.
[in red ink] In re Native Police being stationed at Nigger Creek
[written diagonally on left, in green pencil] Previous 89. 8414 W.
[centre of telegram] Electric Telegraph, Queensland.
[oval stamp on right] ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH OFFICE 0710 BRISBANE
[W]ds. 33 [Am]t. 2/11 From Pt Douglas______h.___3____15 m. Dated 23_____9______1889. MESSAGE for W. Little, MLA BRISBANE.
Please see Colonial Secy: re having Native Police Stationed permanently at Nigger Creek outside Selections or Stations cannot be protected from Atherton but Atherton can be from Nigger Creek matter urgent Herberton Wednesday
[signed] Henry JB Halloran Chairman Tinaroo Div: Board
[written diagonally across page]
Sent on to Commissioner of Police for immediate Report [initials] B.D.M 27/9/89 Comr of Police B.C. 27/9/89 ______ [written in red ink] Telegram No. 879 27/9/89 _______