Last updated:

October 29, 2018

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This item is not digitised, but you can order the record for viewing in PROV's North Melbourne Reading Room.

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Follow this link to find the record in PROV's catalogue: Minutes of the Executive Council 1880-1881 Unit 20 

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About these records

This series contains minutes of the Executive Council, which reconfirmed Kelly’s death sentence, three times after his trial in meetings held on 3, 8 and 10 November 1880.  Note: The capital case file in the Kelly Historical Collection -  Part 2 contains deliberations including notes from trial Judge Sir Redmond Barry, part of the petition by Kelly’s lawyer David Gaunson and letters by Kelly seeking clemency.

Who created these records?

1851 - cont Executive Council VA 2903

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Minutes of The Executive Council, 1880-1881.