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: came within 30 or 40 yards I got up and said to the Sergeant when within 5 or 6 yard "Sergeant you're surrounded you'd better surrender Prisoner rose at a distance of 18 or 20 yards and said "Bail up" the sergeant smiled put his right hand on his revolver Prisoner fired from behind the log - the shot did not take effect - the 3 others came out of their hiding place cried out Bail up, throw up your hands" Prisoner threw down the empty gun took up the one loaded