Bulmer to Howitt 4/12/1880

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Transcription - Page 2

About Jenny and Jim Crow

1 Jenny tells me that Jim
Crow was her Mangarang
2 He and Jenny went off
to Maneroo but returned
to Omeo.
Jim Crow was not fought
with but Jenny says
he was poisoned (bulked)
for he died afterwards of
a swelling in the nose.
3 Tommy Tambo was Jenny's
Namban. Jenny declines
that Polly was no relation
but I think that even at
this remote period she
allows her feelings to get
the better of her for she

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Document Details

Date 04 Dec 1880
Letter From Bulmer, Reverend John
Letter To Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/395
Medium Letter
Region Gippsland
Locality Lake Tyers
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Kurnai [Item Title] Letter from John Bulmer to A. W. Howitt. [Summary note] Lake Tyers. 7 pages. 1880 December 04. Box 1053 [Folder] 3(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Covering letter signed and dated with six additional pages referred to a as report of an interview by Rev Bulmer.