Request of prisoner Edward Kelly to be allowed to interview with his mother and sister - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Request of prisoner Edward Kelly to be allowed to interview with his mother and sister
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4967 P0 UNIT 1 ITEM 28 RECORD 3
Transcript: Witness G ? Hos. ? R7154  1. Prisoners may write a letter on arrival to their friends, and one other every three months. 2. They must confine themselves strictly to their own domestic or private matters, and are not permitted to comment on the discipline or arrangements of the Establishment, or on public or political affairs. 3. They are not to write closer than the ruled lines, nor across. 4. Any matter which may appear objectionable will be expunged, or the letter may be withheld, as provided by the Regulations. Re. M Gaol, Melbourne July 19th 1880 The Hon, The Chief Secretary Sir, I beg most respectfully to request your permission to send for my sister Mrs Skillion to visit me at the Hospital of the above Gaol, to enable me to confer with her respecting the provisions of a Solicitor to prepare my Defence at my forthcoming trial and likewise for her to procure me the necessary clothing to appear thereat. I would also ask you to allow me to see my Mother. I have only seen her once Your obedient Servant Edward Kelly x his mark xxx