Howitt to Fison 3 April 1875

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[written on top left of page]
I am about to
remove - please
note my future
address is-

Eastwood Gippsland
April 3 1875

My dear Mr Fison
Your letter of March 10 and 31
arrived this morning. I was much pleased
to hear from you and I admire your
enthusiastic energy. I have not done
anything lately on our joint account
as I wanted to see your circular and also
to let "possible plans" foment in my
brain - sometimes that process I find to
facilitate after work. I should much
like to know exactly the outcome of the
work which you have planned for us
- if you have planned it I will do my
best to carry it out. At present I have
no plan formed and do not see
either what information to try to drag
out of the furtive unwilling correspondents.
If you have thought out any plan
- if you have set yourself any

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Document Details

Date 3 April 1875
Letter From Howitt, Alfred William
Letter To Fison, Reverend Lorimer
Country Australia
Holding Institution St Mark's National Theological Centre
Collection Name Alan Tippett/Lorimer Fison Collection
Registration Number tip70-10-33-17
Medium Letter
Region Gippsland
Locality Sale
Summary Content of the letter discusses potential Aboriginal communites to collect information about and how to proceed with their research.
Physical Description Handwritten in ink, signed and dated.