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: him in fair fight; as he came up I told him to throw up his arms instead of surrendering he showed fight. During the fight he retreated from tree to tree he must have been a good shot as well as a brave man for one of his shot came through my whiskers. As he was retreating he raised his arm as if to fire at me I hit him under the arm he then fell. I'm sorry I fired that last shot for I think he was about to surrender instead of firing. I after had a long conversation with him and seeing that he could not live from his wounds to end his misery I shot him. It is not murder to