Shaw to Howitt 29 June 1898

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A.W. Howitt Esq.
East Malvern [underlined]

Dear Sir,

In reply to your letter
which I received yesterday I am
sorry to say that none of the
blacks have yet succeeded in finding
the little animal "Turnung".

I have just been speaking to
Old Barak and two or three others
and mentioned to them what you
say about the little "flying mouse".

I hope someone will soon meet
with the little animal you want.

Regarding the question as
to whether or not a man's

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Document Details

Date 29 Jun 1898
Letter From Shaw, Joseph
Letter To Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/424
Medium Letter
Region Port Phillip
Locality Coranderrk
Summary MS 9356 [Series] Correspondence and notes concerning aboriginal tribes - Aboriginal tribes of Victoria. [Sub Series] Wurunjerri (See also Kulin nation and Port Phillip) [Item Title] Letter from Joseph Shaw to A. W. Howitt. [Summary note] Coranderrk to Melbourne. 2 pages. 1898 June 29. Box 1054 [Folder] 1(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Handwritten in ink. Signed and dated.