Letter from Jocelyn Brooke 14 March 1884

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Date 14 Mar 1884
Letter From Brooke, Mr Jocelyn
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Queensland
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 64
Medium Letter
Locality Cooktown
Summary "Content relates to groups around Cooktown region and the Mitchell River area. Discusses the impact of settlement on local groups and conflicts still occurring. Mentions the employment of Aboriginal people clearing scrub for Bloomfield Sugar Company; working in the Fishermen camps and that Brooke had arranged for some Aboriginal people to work in the ""Beche de mer"" trade on a fixed agreement."
Physical Description Letter, handwritten, ink. One sheet, four pages. Condition: fair with some foxing.