James to Howitt 3/10/1881

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Date 03 Oct 1881
Letter From James, Frank
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 207
Medium Letter
Locality Mansfield
Summary Responses to A.W. Howitt's questions. Content relates to the Pilatapa and Dieri groups from around Blanchewater, South Australia. Letter also discusses when marriage is permitted and who authorises it; fear of the dead, belief in spirits and mortuary practices.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten, ink. Three sheets, eleven pages. Condition: good.