Howitt to Fison 29 July 1880

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Date 29 July 1880
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 tip70-10-34-12
Medium Letter
Region Gippsland
Locality Sale
Summary Discussion of correspondents, corrections for Howitt and Fison's book, marriage practices of the Gunditjmara and Mukjarawaint and kinship relations of the Gunditjmara and Mukjarawaint. Howitt outlines plans for future travel to reserves to gather information. Discussion of correspondents A L P Cameron, Rev. Taplin, Johannes Stähle, John Bulmer and Rev. Hagenauer. Mention of cultural practices of Wurundjeri and of correspondence with John McLennan and Edward Tyler.
Physical Description Six pages handwritten in black ink, signed and dated. Last two pages printed copies of first four pages of letter. Letterhead logo on page four. Some small tears and evidence of creasing from folding of pages.