To the ACP from Detective Michael Ward re: interview with Jack Sherritt - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: To the ACP from Detective Michael Ward re: interview with Jack Sherritt
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4965 P0 UNIT 5 ITEM 61 RECORD 1
Transcript: will take place, this will be well circulated and the papers would take it up very warm, Sherritt has never been as far as Melbourne being a native of the District, this is my suggestion and only requires your approval to be carried into execution. If you should approve of Byrns house being watched I would respectfully suggest the following names. Const Corryn Ryan and Kirkburn, I will make all arrangements for their provisions if they take their Blankets with them that is if you can approve of it. With reference to the telegram that the others were at Mrs Byrns on Friday and seen by the Chinaman, he is unable to describe the Colour of the Horses his name is Ah Onu he was Complainant in a Case where Joe Byrns and Aaron Sherritt assaulted him, Senr. Constable Millane being the arresting Constable, at the time and has no doubt that Ah Onu could not be mistaken as to the identification of Joe Byrns, as he has lived for years within two hundred yards of Mrs. Byrns house. I will communicate with Constable Hayes of Myrtleford to appear on Tuesday the 22nd instant as a witness in the Case Queen v. Aaron Sherritt. For aiding and abetting the outlaws