Letter from ALP Cameron 7 July 1882

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to get about I had to
take Mrs Cameron down
to the Western District
where she also also became
laid up with the same
complaint: on my return
to Melbourne letters
awaited me saying that
the drought and hot
weather was telling a
tale of grassless paddock
and waterless waterholes
so I had to hurry back.
Altogether my trip
was not a very pleasant
one. We have now
been five months
without rain and
not a great deal
then; at present the

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Document Details

Date 07 Jul 1882
Letter From Cameron, A L P
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State New South Wales
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 116
Medium Letter
Locality Mulurulu
Summary Reply to A.W. Howitt's invitation to A.L.P. Cameron to visit Sale and his inability to visit. Cameron missed Howitt's letter inviting him to visit, but would have been unable to due to illness, and a trip to Western District with Mrs Cameron.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten in ink. One folded sheet, three pages. Signed and dated. Condition: good.