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: [T12460 14] and on Murdocks evidence I was found guilty of receiving knowing to be stolen which I . Wright W. Ambrose J Ambrose & W Hatcher & W. Williamson and others can prove I was innocent of knowing the mare to be stolen & I was once accused of taking a hawker of the name of McCormacks horse to pull another hawker named Ben Gould out of a bog. Mr. Gould got up in the morning to feed his horses seen McCormacks horse and knew he had strayed sent his man in with him about two miles to where McCormack was camped in Greta. Mr & Mrs McCormack came out and seen the waggon bogged and accused him of using the horse. I told Gould that was for his good nature Mrs McCormack turned on me and accused me for catching the horse for Gould as Gould knew he was wicked and could not catch him himself. Me and my uncle was cutting and branding calves and Ben Gould wrapped up a pair of testicles wrote a note and gave it to me to give Mrs. McCormack McCormack said he would fight me I was then 14 years of age, I was getting off my horse and Mrs McCormack hit the horse he jumped forwards and my fist came in collision with McCormacks nose who swore he was standing 10 yards away from another man and the one hit knocked the two men down, however