Draft letter to Mr Byrne 1 September 1892

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Date 01 Sep 1892
Letter From Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Letter To Byrne, Patrick Michael
Country Australia
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 103
Medium Letter
Summary Draft written by A.W. Howitt describes the social organisation of the Aroondah tribe and Kurnai tribe. Seeking information from Mr Byrne at Charlotte Waters, South Australia on the Aroondah tribe. Content also refers to class structure and to initiation practices such as 'pointing of the bone' (in Victoria).
Physical Description Draft letter, handwritten in ink. Two sheets; three pages. Annotation: 'Sent 1/9/92'. Condition: good.