Capital Case File Report to Govenor - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Capital Case File Report to Govenor
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4966 P0 Unit 2 Item 4 Record 15
Transcript: On the 9th December 1878 about 7 or 8 P.M. was with my dog cart at Faithfull's. Beecroft with me we had camped and gone into the station kitchen we heard that the Kellys were there. leaving the kitchen on of four men called me to come back I went on to my cart prisoner followed and said I am Ned Kelly son of Red Kelly a better man never stood in two shoes. come down or I'll shoot you. I came down. prisoner said I've a great mind to shoot you for not coming back, after supper. About 9 or 10 P.M. I was locked up in the store room with 16 others Kept there