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33/5554 James Hexton

Capt Clunie having applied for a Master for the Regent bird, Hexton was approved & sent down to Moreton Bay. -

In the interim however Edw'd King had been reinstated ^(by Cap't C.) in the Command of that Vessel & Hexton was therefore placed [crossed out] (by Cap't C) in a smaller one in which he was only allowed 1/9 instead of 2/3 a day. -

Capt Clunie on the dismissal of the Pilot at MBay appointed a Seaman named Morris to such duty & now states that his reason for so doing was Hextons ignorance of the channels & currents & his Contentment to remain as he is. -------------- If it be correct that Hexton is

[in left margin] Governor decision ------------------- This has been wrong from first to last - King ought not to have been reinstated when another Man was actually appointed to take his place, and to put Morris over Hextons head is hardly fair - however if the latter is satisfied the arrangement proposed by Captain Clunie may be sanctioned. -

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is satisfied with his present duty, & pay of 1/9 which it may be presumed he is as he has made no reference himself to Govt on the matter - the only thing now required is to approve of Morris app't - who is stated to be well qualified, and settle a question that has been undecided for a long time, & the cause of much correspondence.

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