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Original Documents on Aborigines and Law, 1797-1840

Document 41

Original Document 41

Mr Threlkeld  to Atty Genl - blacks request that Jack Congo Murrall should be tried by English: February 1836

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Memorandum

On Saturday the sixth day of Febry Instant Bowen Bungaree requested me to inform the court that both he and his tribe wish the two prisoners, George Bummery and Jack Congo Murrill [sic] to be tried by the English for the murder of his Brothers in Law in Windsor, at or about the time of Christmas. The deceased was known by the name of Pat Cleary.

L. E. Threlkeld

To His Majesty's Attorney General

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Mr Threlkeld to Atty Gnl

blacks request that Jack Congo Murrall [sic] should be tried by the English

Fe 1836

No 41

 

Notes

[1] For the case to which this note applies, see R. v. Murrell, 1836

Published by the Centre for Comparative Law History and Governance of Macquarie University, and State Records NSW