Howitt to Fison 29 July 1880
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29 July 1880
Howitt, Alfred William
Fison, Reverend Lorimer
St Mark's National Theological Centre
Alan Tippett/Lorimer Fison Collection
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.
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.