Governor of Victoria
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Importance of the Governor
Role of the Governor in the story of the KellyGang
Sir George Ferguson Bowen was the Governor at the time of the Mansfield Murders on 26/10/1878. On 15/11/1878 he signed the documents under the Felons Apprehension Act that made the [[../K_kellys/K_KellyGang.html|KellyGang]] outlaws.
Marquis of Normanby sworn in as the Governor (Argus30/4/79)
On behalf of the Governor Captain Le Patourel wrote to Sup Hare to congratulate him on the capture of the KellyGang soon after the siege at Glenrowan. See text of the letter (RC1602) (Age29/6/80) (FH)
Did the KellyGang plan to capture the Governor. (Argus) (JJK)
The Governor was in the hands of the Executive Council.(Argus8/11/80)
Another visit to Government House to save Ned Kelly. (Argus11/11/80)