Assumed names to be given to Agents - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Assumed names to be given to Agents
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4965 P0 UNIT 2 ITEM 7 RECORD 1
Transcript: Confidential10Sergt Steele Wangaratta Police Department, CHIEF COMMISSIONERS OFFICE, Melbourne, 12 April 1881 Memo, With a view to protect the interest of those persons who were paid by this Department for secret services in connection with the search for the Kelly gang, it is most desirable that when they be hereafter mentioned, or referred to in any way, names be used differing from those which they have hitherto borne. Assist Comm Nicolson, and Superintendents Hare and Sadleir, desire that in hereafter alluding to the undermentioned police agents, all persons connected with the Police Force give him the name indicated below. They regard the matter as one of much importance, and I beg that Sergt Steele will be careful to comply with their wish. A M Chomley Acting Chf Commr Police Agent To be known as Ainge Carrington Ely Fly Quin Foote