Stahle to Howitt 4 October 1881

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Document Details

Date 04 Oct 1881
Letter From Stahle, Reverend Johann Heinrich
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 376
Medium Notes
Region Western District
Locality Lake Condah
Summary Covering letter seems to be missing. Response to A.W. Howitt's questionnaire. Four points numbered (1st) to (4th) providing information relating to beliefs regarding spirits of people who had passed away. Reference to lighting fires to keep spirits warm, and to putting out food so they could eat if they were hungry.
Physical Description Notes, or incomplete letter, handwritten in ink. One sheet, one page. Condition: foxing (top left corner front, top right of reverse)