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: [T12640 15] ridiculous the evidence may seem I received 3 months or 10 fine for hitting him and 3 months for delivering the parcel and bound to the peace for 12 months. At the time I was taken by Hall and his 14 assistants, therefore I dare not strike any of them as Hall was a great cur, and as for Dan he never was tried for assaulting a woman Mr. Butler P.M. sentenced him to 3 months without the option of a fine and one months or two pounds fine for wilfully destroying property a sentence which there is no law to uphold and yet they had to do their sentence & their prosecution Mr. D. Goodman since got 4 years for perjury concerning the same property. The Minister of Justice should enquire into this respecting their sentence and he will find a wrong jurisdiction given by Butler P.M. on the 19th of October 1899 at Benalla, and these are the only charges was ever proved against either of us therefore we are falsely represented. The report of bullets having been fired into the bodies of the troopers after their death is false & the coroner should be consulted I have no intention of asking mercy for myself of any mortal man or apologising, but I wish to give timely warning that if my people do not get justice and those innocent released from prison