Aldridge to Howitt 28 September 1899

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Document Details

Date 28 Sep 1899
Letter From Aldridge, Harry Edgar
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Queensland
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 6
Medium Letter
Locality Maryborough
Summary "Discusses Maryborough area, Queensland. Content details environmental management and resting of resources and the 'Bunya Feast'. H.E. Aldridge also describes how Aboriginal people would exploit one area for meat and then leave it alone for 3 -4 years to allow repopulation of species. Letter also negates that cannibalism occurred.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten, ink. Two sheets, two pages. Good Condition