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: Kelly say to Skillion Bill would have given that bugger who went bye a pill the other day only for me Skillion said what the Benalla Cove he said no Sergt Steele & Ive got a pill for him yet Skillion and Williamson went away Mrs Kelly remained. I got up Ned Kelly said to me Im sorry that this happened it will get me into trouble I’ll get it pretty heavy – When I got up my revolver was on the Table Taken to pieces and unloaded I put it together & Ned Kelly took it out of my hand (Revolver produced) he asked had I any more ammunition I said no he took what ammunition was in the revolver. I went outside Ned followed me. before I went outside Ned Kelly began to examine my wrist he said heres the bullet here we must have it out of that. he got a rusty razor & I wanted him to let me go home to a medical man he said you cant go away with that in your hand. I said I would operate myself. I cut the ball out it was a small pointed ball like the one produced. – Ned & his sister were