Ned Kelly Goes Online

A new collection item at University of Melbourne Archives, a letter by Superintendant Francis Augusts Hare, reflects on the demise of the Kelly gang. The letter was penned by Hare on 21 July 1880 from Rupertswood, Sunbury where he recuperated from a shot to the arm inflicted less than a month earlier during the capture of Ned Kelly and the destruction of the Kelly gang at Glenrowan. This letter joins the remarkable correspondence associated with Hare which is now available online, along with other digital collections from the UMA:….

This new acquisition was made possible by the University Library Endowment Fund.

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