Alexander Fitzpatrick's deposition - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Alexander Fitzpatrick's deposition
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4966 Unit 1 Item 4
Transcript: & found it was gone Dan Kelly had it he had snatched it out while my attention was turned. Ned Kelly remained in the same position with his revolver pointed at me. I slewed round & took hold of the muzzle of his pistol & turned it off me & said you cowardly wretch do you want to murder me- In the struggle his pistol went off a third time Skillion was present all the time he was armed with a revolver – did not use it- Williamson came in from the bedroom as the second shot was fired – from his position he could see Mrs Kelly he was armed with a revolver or pistol When I said do you want to murder me Ned Kelly said that’ll do boys- Ned Kelly said to Skillion you bugger why did you not tell me who was here. he said if I had known it was Fitzpatrick I would not have fired If it had been any of the other buggers they would not leave here alive my wound was bleeding & I fainted when I came round I heard Ned