Fison to Howitt 10 June 1884

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INSTITUTION ETHNOGRAPHIQUE
DE PARIS
LE DELEGUE CORRESPONDANT IN FIJI

6 Taylor St. M Pond
Fiji Le 10 June 1884

My dear Howitt,
I am very glad that
you will be at home on Friday.
thanks for your kind invitations
but I fear I cannpt come on
Thursday, though it is not yet
quite settled as to an engagement
for that day with a friend here.
nor shall I know until tomorrow
whether I shall be free or not.
However, all being well, I can
make sense of gettting away by
morning train on Friday. Thus
will give us the afternoon and evening
for our conversation.
I had to go into Melbourne
with my wife on Friday last, and

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Document Details

Date 10 Jun 1884
Letter From Fison, Lorimer
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Author
Country Australia
Colony/State
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 159
Medium Letter
Region Port Phillip
Locality Melbourne
Summary Lorimer Fison discusses that he had visited the Public Library and 'put in an hour's reading or more ... I send you the results'. See XM 455 for Fison's references and notes mentioned here.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten in ink. One sheet, four pages. On letterhead of 'Institution Ethnographique de Paris. Le Delegue Correspondant a Fiji'. Condition: good.