The Story Of Ben Hall's Bushranging

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Bushranging, now Ben Hall's bread and butter saw events continuing to turn from bad to worse. John Wilson, the new owner of Sandy Creek by default, was unhappy with Susan Prior and Susan Prior's mother Mary Prior and others still residing in Ben Hall's former home and sought to have them evicted. The final straw in the breaking of Ben Hall was now played out when Sir Frederick Pottinger destroyed by burning, Ben Hall's former home to the ground leaving the woman and the mother of his daughter, Mary, remaining there homeless. A friend of Wilsons who used the pseudonym of 'Veracity' wrote to the editors of the Sydney newspapers expressing his wholehearted support for the action's of Sir Frederick Pottinger to rid the Wheogo area of the bushrangers
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