A L P Cameron to Howitt 3 August 1882
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03 Aug 1882
Cameron, A L P
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
New South Wales
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Content of letter relates to the Burkunji group of New South Wales. Discussion of marriage rules, including restrictions of certain relationships, and origins of the totem system, including the belief that they are descended from an ancestor who at their transformation was changed into the animal whose name they bear.
Letter, handwritten in ink. Two quarto sheets, four pages. Additional text written across salutation on front page. Condition: good.