Bulmer to Howitt 30 April 1880
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30 Apr 1880
Bulmer, Reverend John
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Content relates to Murray - Darling District and refers to a number of groups including the Waimbio, Marroura, and Kerinmu. Includes information relating to elopement, punishment, marriage rules, social organisation and language terms with translation. Discussion regarding the practice of polygamy among the Lower Murray junction of Darling tribe •À_ 'who called themselves Waimbio'. Rev. Bulmer also mentions that he overheard Captain Sturt and Major Mitchell discussed by some Aboriginal people - possibly by men who fought Sturt.
Letter including notes, handwritten in ink. Four sheets, seven pages. Faint annotation top left of first page of letter. Vertical, red-pencil line through text & underlining of some words. Notes may be incomplete. Condition: foxing in one place on front sheet.