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 5] satisfaction prove I took J Welshes black mare and the rest of the horses which I will prove to him in the next issue and after those horses had been found and the row being over them I wrote a letter to Mr. Swannall of Lake Rowan to advertise my horses for sale as I was intend to sell out. I sold them afterwards at Benalla and the rest in New South Wales & left Victoria as I wished to see certain parts of the country and very shortly afterwards there was a warrant for me and as I since hear the Police sergeant Steel, Straughan & Fitzpatrick and others searched the Steven Mile & every other place in the district for me and a man named Newman who had escaped from the Wangaratta Police for months before the 15th of April. Therefore it was impossible for me to be in Victoria as every schoolboy knows me and on the 15th April Fitzpatrick came to the Steven Mile and had some conversation with Wiliamson who was splitting on the hill seeing my brother and another man he rode down and had some conversation with this man whom he swore was William Skillion this man was not called in Beechworth as he could have proved Fitzpatricks falsehood as Skillion and another man was away after horses at this time which can be proved by eight or nine