Letter 22 May 1897
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22 May 1897
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Author describes mortuary practices he observed during his time in South Australia from 1848 to 1851, and a description of an open ceremony believed by the author to be a 'moon worship' ceremony.
Letter, handwritten in ink, unsigned. One foolscap sheet, two pages. Annotations in pencil on the top of page one. Addressed 'Sale 22 May 1897'. Condition: foxing; small tears along upper edge.