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 4]of horses to be in one day impounded by Whitty and Burns all belonging to poor men of the district they would never have to leave their harvest or ploughing and go to Oxley and then perhaps not have money enough to release them & have to give a bill of sale or borrow the money which is no easy matter & along with all this sort of work Farrell the Policeman stole a horse from George King and had him in Whitty and Jeffreys paddock until he left the force and this was the cause of me and my stepfather George King stealing Whittys horses and selling them to Baumgarten and those other men the pick of them was sold and Howlong and the rest was sold to Baumgarten who was a perfect stranger to me and I believe and honest man. No man had anything to do with the horses but me and George King William Cooke who was convicted for Whittys horses had nothing to do with them nor was he ever in my company at Peterson the Germans at Howlong. The brand was altered by me and George King and the horses were sold as straight. Any man requiring horses would have bought them the same as those men and would have been potted the same and I consider Whitty ought to do something towards the release of those innocent men otherwise there will be a collision between me & him as I can to his