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This series consists of police reports, correspondence, details of claims made to the Kelly Reward Board, subpoenas in relation to the Kelly trial; depositions of witnesses and general preparations for the trial. The series also contains police reports of overall conduct, behaviour, and methods and minutes of evidence given before the Royal Commission on the Police Force.  Folder 91 in Unit 3 onwards and all of Unit 4 are concerned with Captain Moonlite's (A.G. Scott) robbery of the London chartered Bank at Egerton.

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Circa 1869 - 1881 Chief Secretary's Department VA 475
Circa 1869 - 1881 Office of the Victorian Government Solicitor (previously known as the Office of the Crown Solicitor) VA 667

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police reports

correspondence,

details of claims made to the Kelly Reward Board,

subpoenas in relation to the Kelly trial; depositions of witnesses and general preparations for the trial.

police reports of overall conduct, behaviour, and methods and minutes of evidence given before the Royal Commission on the Police Force.