Bulmer to Howitt 4/12/1880

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committed. A lot of Omeo
men started for Bruthen
and with some of the
Bruthen men + others from
Boul Boul they started
for Sale when they killed
Billy Clarks’ Father and
Dick Cooper tells
me that this was but the
commencement of a series
of murders. The Sale
men retaliated on the
up country fellows for
Bobby Brown's Brother was
killed and Flanner's
Brother and I dare say
the feud did not end
till the murder of poor
policeman Paddy and
Hopping Kitty. Dick

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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.