A Purchase of Opium

Telegram from December 1878 informing of Joe’s recent purchase of opium in the Woolshed, it reads:
“Detective Eason reports information obtained to Joe Byrne bought opium to which he is addicted last week at Woolshed and requests services of Fook Sing (Chinese detective) for a day or so.”

Telegram from the Public Records Office Victoria.

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