A L P Cameron to Howitt 26 December 1903

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Date 20-Dec-03
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 123
Medium Letter
Summary Content relates to groups from Queensland and New South Wales and discusses food restrictions, totem restrictions and marriage rules. A.L.P. Cameron begins discussion 'My experience is that among the Wonghibon tribe which I regard as a branch of the Wiradhuri (sic) a man would not kill or eat his totem'.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten in ink. Two quarto sheets, three pages. Condition: fragile; brittle paper.