From ACP Nicholson re excecution of outlaw Edward Kelly extra police required in district - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: From ACP Nicholson re excecution of outlaw Edward Kelly extra police required in district
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4965 P0 UNIT 2 ITEM 26 RECORD 1
Transcript: Police Department, Superintendents Office Benalla Nov 4 1880Memo: The Execution of the convict Kelly having been fixed for 11th next. I would recommend as I have already done verbally, that the Stations as per margin be temporarily strengthened, and request that the necessary police be sent for that purpose It will be as well that the constables should arrive at the different stations not later than Tuesday evening 9th next. The members of the Force in charge will be fully instructed by me, but it would be well to caution the police that they be sent against disclosing the nature of their duty- I shall be ? able to forward the necessary arms and ammunition Nicolson Supt