Howitt to Fison 6 October 1879

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[filled - crossed out] circular from
Queensland and
scarcely hope for results.
But to be without results
would be preferable than
to have results and
publish them as
Taplin has done.
It is sickening to see
a book such as his of
which the principle
characteristic is conceit
and total want
of scientific aim was
I am anxiously
waiting to hear from

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Document Details

Date 6 October 1879
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 tip70-10-33-27
Medium Letter
Region Gippsland
Locality Sale
Summary A.W. Howitt discusses Rev George Taplin's publication and that he has only eceived one circular from Queensland.
Physical Description Handwritten in ink, signed and dated.