Stringy Bark Creek - A cave near Murchison - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Stringy Bark Creek - A cave near Murchison
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: 4969 Consignment P0 Unit 2 Item 72
Transcript: Private Tarringilo Murchison 18th. Oct 1878Sir As the information may be of service and is not known to the Police, I beg to inform you that directly on this line of Country between String Bark Creek and Euroa on the Blue Range near the Hills Hole Diggings there is a cave which such persons as the Kellys might stay for years if they had provisions supplied without the fear of ever being found out except by accident I will try to describe the place as well as I can & perhaps it might be worth while for the Police to pay this place a visit. Of course you will keep my name out of any instructions you may give as if by any chance these fellows friends knew it would be easy to burn my establishment out. I hear that there are a good many of theit relations near here farming, so I will rely on this being perfectly private The spur I mean is at the head of the Glen Creek on the Junction Station and is close to the Gap in the Blue Ranges going over to Baryang By running up the Tangalooke Creek, past Hills Hole and keeping all the Creek on the N. W. until the Gap looking over to the Glen Creek is reached, then keeping to top of the Range, until the first spur is reached leading towards Glen Creek and on the top of this spur which is abrupt at the point the Cave [missing] I can recollect is about 20 or 30 yards [missing], I have been in it some 24 yards and it presents the appearance