Foreword, by the Hon. Mr Justice McPherson Acknowledgements / List of Illustrations / "Dramatis Personae"
A tale of two cities
"Always on the watch"
"Correcting the blunders of the Colonial Office"
"A noble career of usefulness will be open"
"He set out in troubled waters"
"Keeping steadily to the performance of his duty"
"Sympathy must not be allowed to distract my judgement"
The machinery of the law
"I claim the character of a Queenslander"
Abbreviations / Notes / Index