Fison to Howitt n.d.

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mellifluous notes. So your waarning
comes too late. It occurred to me
also; but it did not prevail. He
is no foreman to be afraid of,
though doubtless McLennan + Co
will rejoice in him. I don't
think he knows anything of
blackfellow life beyond Victoria,
+ even that he does not know
with a blackfellow's mind.

Schultze evidently writes
English with difficulty. Why not
attack him in German?
With kind regards
Yours very truly
L. Fison

P.S. I got Staughton to send me
a letter of introduction to Sir Wm
, + wrote to that learned D. C. L
offering him the privilege of helping
in the work, with the proferred
honor of being acknowledged in the
preface. No reply.

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Document Details

Date 1908 - 1872
Letter From Fison, Lorimer
Letter To Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name
Registration Number MS9356/47
Medium Letter
Locality Flemington
Summary MS 9356 [Series] General correspondence with anthropologists. [Sub Series] Lorimer Fison to A. W. Howitt [Item Title] Letter from Lorimer Fison to A.W. Howitt. [Summary note] 3 pages. [between 1872 and 1907] August 24. Box 1049 [Folder] 6(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Handwrittten in black ink. Day and month only recorded not the year.