What do I need to know?

Names of any individuals involved in correspondence

Year the activity may have taken place (1878-1886)

Keywords related to incident (e.g. Dr Singleton requests to visit Edward Kelly) 

How do I search?

type in a name, keyword or  year (1878-1886).

About these records

This series contains files that largely document the Kelly related issues referred to the Chief Secretary’s Department by Victoria Police. 

Who created these records?

1878 - 1886 Chief Secretary's Department VA 475

Next Steps

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What are in these records?

This series consists of inward registered correspondence as received by the Chief Secretary's Office, Melbourne.

Memos, letters, telegrams, statements of claim