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Transcript: VICTORIA POLICE -DETECTIVE REPORT.Re.Making of Armour for the late Kelly Gang of murderers and Bushrangers POLICE DEPARTMENT Melbourne, Detective Office, 19/8/80 Sir, I have the honor to report for the, information of the Officer, in charge of Detectives, that I searched and made inquiry for the person, or persons who made the armour for the above mentioned gang of bushrangers, and, up to the present, have been unable to find out the same. I called and remained for a time at the folowing places: viz;- Kilfeeras Station (Herricks), Mason and Wests Station, Greta township, Oxley, Millawah, Wangaratta, Glenrowan, Winton, Benalla, Beechworth, and farms where sympathisers and other friends of the gang were located. I learned that a suspicion rested on Pat Delaney, blacksmtih, of Greta, and Chas Culph, blacksmith of Oxley, the former because he was an intimate friend and could be relied upon by the head of the gang (Ned Kelly), and the latter