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: at the time of the Conversation (Book produced Marked A) & entry read. I wanted to come away & Ned would not give me my revolver he made the excuse that they were catching the horses. he said if you do say I shot you you’ll get no credit for it The Govt wpn’t reward you I’ll give you a few hundred after the Baumgarten Case is over Mrs Kelly was present then & She said you had better tell him that if he does mention it his life will be no good to him we have plenty of friends then went & got my horse & untied him. previous to this Ned called Dan to get my horse & put him behind the house where he would not be seen – he gave me my revolver & Dan brought my handcuffs. Ned went part of the way with me Dan following us – they both came as far as The pound & when I got about 2 1/2 miles from Kelly I saw Williamson & Skillion coming after me on horseback I spurred on to Winton to David Lindsay & got off but could not stand up Richd. & David Lindsay helped me in & gave me some brandy & I told what had happened – they bandaged me again