Bulmer to Howitt 4/12/1880

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as Jim was Dejang to Newcong
and Jenny was Mirangang
to Newcong so that really
Jenny might have had
Jim Crow had Tommy
+ Polly been agreeable.
I fancy Jenny has
not forgiven Polly yet.

I have enquired about the
murder of Panky Panky
and his fellows at Bushy
. The reason of the
murder seems to have been
as follows.

A lot of Omeo men + women
were camping at Bushy
. at that time the
Omeo tribe were hand
+ glove with the Bruthen
men. I believe some of
them were with the Omeo

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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.