We hereby testify and declare that we have this day been present when the extreme penalty of the Law was carried into execution of the body of Edward Kelly convicted at the Central Criminal Court held at Melbourne of the twenty ninth day of October and sentenced to death by the neck that the said Edward Kelly was in pursuance of the said sentence hanged by the neck until his body was dead.Dated this eleventh day of November A. D. 1880 at the Gaol of Melbourne
|J.B. Castieau||Governor of Gaol|
|Louis. Ellis||Deputy Sheriff|
|Fredk A. Winch||Supt of Police|
|Edwd. Barker||MD F R C S Eng|
|Henry. Glenny||Justice of the Peace|
|Mr. Biowup||Reporter Daily Telegraph|
|J. Middleton.||Reporter Herald|
|E.C. Martin.||of Age Staff|
|Grant. Oakley||Anglo Australian Press|
|J. Higham. Hills. M.D.||Fitzroy Melbourne|
|John Leach||Sydney Morning Herald|
|J. N. Quin||Chief Warder|
|Alexr. Nixon.||Senior Warder|
|R. S. Miller.||Warder|
|James. B. Russell.||Warder|
|R W V McCall.||Clerk Melb Gaol|
The sixth commandment of Geebung.
Never trust a copper, a judge, a screw, a JP or a journo.
Unless of course the journo’s name is Butterfly.
You died game Ned, I’ve told ’em mate, don’t you worry about that.