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 10]takes 40 to one. We approached the spring as close as we could get to the camp. The intervening space being clear we saw two men at the logs they got up & one took a double barrel fowling piece and one drove the horses down and hobbled them against the tent and we thought there was more men in the tent those being on sentry. We could have shot those men without speaking but not wishing to take life we waited McIntyre laid the gun against the stump and Lonigan sat on the log I advanced my brother Dan Keeping McIntyre covered I called on them to throw up their hands McIntyre obeyed and never attempted to reach for his gun or revolver. Lonigan ran to a bettery of logs and put his head up to take aim at me when I shot him or he would have shot me as I knew well I asked who was in the tent McIntyre replied no one. I approached the camp and took possession of their revolvers and fowling piece which I loaded with bullets instead of shot I told McIntyre I did not want to shoot him or anyone that would surrender I explained Fitzpatricks falsehood which no policeman can be ignorant of. He said he knew Fitzpatrick had wronged us but he could not help it. He said he intended to leave the force on account