Answers to questions relating to the Wonghi Tribe, Lachlan District, NSW

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Document Details

Date 1883 - 1880
Letter From
Letter To
Author Cameron, A L P
Country Australia
Colony/State New South Wales
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 124
Medium Notes
Summary Notes contain responses to A.W. Howitt's questions - answers '1st' to '9th'. Content refers to Wonghi Tribe of New South Wales and discusses many aspects of social organisation including how the tribe is divided into four primary classes, practice of polygamy, parental consent necessary for a girl to marry, and methods for obtaining a wife.
Physical Description Notes, handwritten in ink, undated. One folded sheet, four pages. Text 'struck through' [by Howitt] with vertical, blue-pencil lines. Titled and signed ALPC [ALP Cameron]. Condition: foxing, particularly along upper edge.