Howitt to Fison 4/3/1874

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Date 4 March 1874
Letter From Howitt, Alfred William
Letter To Fison, Reverend Lorimer
Author
Country Australia
Colony/State Victoria
Holding Institution St Mark's National Theological Centre
Collection Name Alan Tippett/Lorimer Fison Collection
Registration Number tip70-10-33-8
Medium Letter
Region Gippsland
Locality Bairnsdale
Summary Discussion of Dhudhuroa kinship and informant, lack of information from correspondent, use of 'graphic delineation' to represent kinship relations, correspondence with Robert Brough Smyth. Gunaikurnai informant mentioned. Examples of kinship diagrams. Diagram on page 5 labelled Omeo. Chemical diagrams for Ozone and Marsh gas.
Physical Description Handwritten in black ink, signed and dated. Some foxing and small tears evident. Hand drawn kinship diagrams on pages 5, 6 and 7 and chemical diagrams at bottom of last page. Written comment added at top left of first page.