Bulmer to Howitt 21 March 1904

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Date 21-Mar-04
Letter From Bulmer, Reverend John
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Author
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 96
Medium Letter
Region Gippsland
Locality Lake Tyers
Summary Content regarding totems and music and song. Letter refers to individuals and their totems and immediate family tree. The letter also records the song that was sung over the sick.
Physical Description Letter, handwritten in ink. One sheet, two pages. Parts of the text are 'struck through' with diagonal, black pencilled lines. A post script is on the top of the first page, with provenance and date quarter way down on the right. The letter includes diagrams on both sides. Condition: some loss of paper, and text (both sides), from pest damage top left of front page. The paper is thin and the handwriting from one side is visible from the other making the letter difficult to read.