Edward Kelly gives statement of his murders of Sargeant Kennedy and others and makes other threats - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Edward Kelly gives statement of his murders of Sargeant Kennedy and others and makes other threats
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4966 UNIT 1 ITEM 3 RECORD 1
Transcript: Edward Kelly Posted at Glenrowan Date Dec. 14. [T12640 2] Register in 1880 Dear Sir, Take no offence if I take the opportunity of writing a few lines to you wherein I wish to state a few remarks concerning the case of Trooper Fitzpatrick against Mrs. Kelly W. Skillion & W. Williamson and to state the facts of the case to you. It seems impossible for me to get any justice without I make a statement to some one that will take notice of it as it is no use in me complaining about anything that the Police may choose to say or swear against me and the public in their ignorance and blindness will undoubtedly back them up to their utmost. No doubt I am now placed in very peculiar circumstances and you might blame me for it but if you knew how I have been wronged and persecuted you would say I cannot be blamed In April last an information was (which must have come under your notice) sworn against me for shooting trooper Fitzpatrick which was false and my mother with an infant baby and Brother was taken for aiding and abetting and attempting