This telegram from Sub-Inspector Henry Baber, states that the Kelly armour submitted to the trial as evidence, would most easily be identified by either Sergeant Steele or Senior Constable Kelly. They were both present at Kelly’s last stand and are credited for playing a significant role in bringing about his downfall.
|POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS. No. 399
Time recd. 4.3 From Benalla Dated 20/10/1880Telegram for C. C. PoliceArmour will be sent Sergt Steele or Ser Constable Kelly will likely identify it better than any other person
Signature Henry Baker
Time lodged at the Sending Station 3.30
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