Notes by Howitt on Kulin from Barak

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Transcription - Page 74

Word brought to Billbillary of a great
meeting to be held at Yarra Bend.
Blackfellows from Mulla Mulla,
Mansfield, Kilmore, Geelong,
Westernport. They came all very glad
to see BillBillary. He sent
a present of 1 [pound] tobacco to the Buffalo
Blacks at Muddy Creek.
They all [?cleaned?] themselves about 7am
and put his spear & possum rug
on one side.

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Document Details

Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/391
Medium Notes
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Kulin Nation [Item Title] Notes by Howitt titled 'The Kulin tribe. Informant 'Ber-uk' otherwise King William of the Yarra tribe'. [Summary note] 103 pages. Box 1053 [Folder] 2(b) & (c) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Handwritten notes, undated and numbered pages. Additional notations and annotations in the left hand margins; includes a newspaper article.