A. Meston to Howitt 23 April 1893
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23 Apr 1893
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
A. Meston provides information on class names and language terms, of a number of tribes in Queensland with whom he had had contact, including the Goondoobarrie. The first part of the letter describes an unsatisfactory business relationship with a man named Purcell. Meston accuses Purcell of giving lectures on Aboriginal people based on information provided to him by Meston, and from authorities including Curr, Brough Smyth and Dawson.
Letter, handwritten in ink. Three sheets, five pages. Condition: good.