May Benson to Howitt 1 September 1906

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Transcription - Page 3

It was very kind of you to
send me Folk Lore volume
it will help me to understand
what I have to drive at
I have not done anything
like this before & I am
afraid I make awful
blunders; still I will
do my best.
I remain
Yours very truly
May Benson

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Document Details

Date 1-Sep-06
Letter From Benson, Miss May
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 33
Medium Letter
Locality Goodooga
Summary Miss Benson's letter thanks A.W. Howitt for providing information, apologises for not being able to 'send in the papers before', as she had been unwell and makes offer of further help. The attached smaller sheet of notes in Howitt's hand are a transcription (transliteration) of Benson's letter. Both the letter and note are annotated with numeral '3' (circled).
Physical Description Letter and notes, handwritten in ink. Three sheets includes a two page letter, and one smaller page of notes (in a different hand) adhered to first page of letter. Fair condition with some creasing of corners of letter; folds & tears of top left corner of notes.