Shaw to Howitt 15 May 1899

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Transcription - Page 2

[left hand page]

[rough notes on the bottom right]

[gulke?] [guli]
↑ ↑ fall


[right hand page]

Relationships [Underlined]

Grandfather Paternal - father's father - [crossed out: bren] breng-kūrūng - grandson brang
"[under grandfather] Maternal - mother's father - ditto - grandson - malan

fath broth
" sister
mother --
" sist
" broth

[written over to right side]
M - daughter's son - ngakǔp
F - " " - gōgōk

[resuming left hand transcription]
Elde Bro Bangan
Young " dedjet
Eld sistr lūnduk
youngr dedjet

Father Sist child kakai
Moth Bro child wūrmgain -Boy
bambrǔ girl

husband - nangūrūng
" brother - " "

F. sister husband - nangūrūng

wife - birmbang or ūmǔrk
wife sister - " "

M. brother wife - birmbang
F. brother's wife - ūmǔrk
M. sister's husband - gūreitch

[written on right hand side]

M - son’s wife mangep
M daughter’s husbd gūntalang
F son’s wife ker-ene
F daughtr husb gweabŭn

F. husbd’s father mamŭng
M. wifes father gūntalang
F. husband mother ker-ene
M. wife’s mother gweabŭn

written inside a box
may a man - "see" the
mother of his brother wife?

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Document Details

Date 15 May 1899
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 MS9356/426
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] 2 pages. 1899 May 15. Box 1054 [Folder] 1(a) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description "Additional notes. Handwritten in ink. Signed and dated. Top of the first page preceding the start of the letter are answers to Howitt's questions and are numbered 1 to 15. the second page is titled ""Relationships"" and also provides some answers to Howitt's questions. "