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Threat of Bushrangers Threat of Bushrangers

Public Record Office Victoria

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
North Melbourne, Australia

In reference to his station being exposed to the attacks of bushrangers

In reference to his station being exposed to the attacks of bushrangers

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  • Title: Threat of Bushrangers Threat of Bushrangers
  • Creator: Public Record Office Victoria, Public Record Office Victoria
  • Date Created: 1842-04-07
  • Provenance: VPRS 19 Unit 28 1842/680, VPRS 19 Unit 28 1842/680
  • Transcript:
    Kilmore 7 April 1842 Sir Having received a letter from my station of Watanegang on the Hume River, intimating that armed Bushrangers (who before visited my place & have been out these three months) had cobbed a neighbouring station and had threatened to plunder mine; and having today learned that the same parties had come down on the main road to stopped travellers hereupon, I beg to bring these facts under your notice, as well as the weakness of the Police force in that quarter; - (there being now only one trooper on the Bulleen River), and to express a hope that you will not in these circumstances persist in its
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