Letter from Joseph Guthridge 20 November 1906

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Nov 20, 1906

A.W. Howitt Esq.,

Dear Sir,

I desire to sincerely thank
you for your kindness in answering
my queries with regard to the

The other day, in conversation with
Mr. Sidney Seymour, of Romsey (a pioneer
of this district - 1842 - and now in
his 94th year), I was informed by him
that whilst on Dr Baynton's station
(15 miles north of Lancefield) he had
some natives assisting him in different
kinds of work. They would not, however,
come over the range to Lancefield,
stating that they had no business
there and it was not their
territoy. This is confirmation of
the boundary that you give in
your "Native Tribes", and shows that
your information has been reliable

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Document Details

Date 20-Nov-06
Letter From Guthridge, Joseph
Letter To Howitt, Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution State Library of Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number MS9356/431
Medium Letter
Locality Lancefield
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 Guthridge to A. W. Howitt. [Summary note] Lancefield. 5 pages. 1906 November 20. Box 1054 [Folder] 1(b) [State Library Victoria record 2018]
Physical Description Handwritten in ink. Signed and dated. Annotation on back of last page in Howitt's hand.