Notes on Kurnai 150 pages

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Billy Blew Omeo - was beating his wife - she was Tommy
's sister. To get her because white men here.
Her father interefered. Next morning Omeo had to fight
with her father. Father speared Omeo in side.
Then by and bye men Omeo died (too much glass).
Omeo blacks gathered up + came down -
they killed two Briaks in Sale - one the old
man Billy Clark's father who had speared the Omeo
man - + one wild Briak for Bar War.
They then returned.

Charley Marshall and Bobby Bur Burt
Jacky went to Atkins Straits, killed
by Dargo man Jimmy - old man Billy Clark's
father was uncle of Jimmy - Jimmy killed
Jacky for helping the Omeo Blacks to kill his

Burt William Flanner + other man found
Jacky skin in a bag in a tree. They were sure he
done it because he had been sorry about about
his uncle Billy Clarks [??]. They [??] all
killed him at Merriman Ck.

They then had fight at
the Beach - about 2 [months - crossed out] nights after
It was a year after that Bobby ([??]
killed by Edward McKay. This was before Bushy Park

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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 MS9356/404
Medium Notes
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Kurnai [Item Title] Notes by A. W. Howitt titled 'Kurnai. Various names of plants, language etc.'. [Summary note] Incorporates information from correspondents including Mr. McAlpine, J. C. McLeod and tribal informants. 145 pages. Box 1053 [Folder] 3(b) & 4(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Correspondence and notes.