Howitt to Fison 5 November 1880

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Sale Nov 5 1880

My dear Mr Fison
Your two notes of Sep 22 and Oct 2
respectively to hand.
I am rather puzzled about "Geo Robertson
England." These are the facts at present.
The [gent - crossed out] manager of Geo Robertson Melbourne is a
person in Warwick Square London - (whose
name at the moment I cannot remember
and I have not the letter at hand to refer to.)
This London manager must for some time
have been in communication with my
Brother in law Mr Watts on the subject of
K & K; I found it best to leave to him the
final determination as to whether McMillan
or Sonnenschein should sell for us, and also
generally to arrange as to Review copies +c.
This has been done and I have sent your
list of names and a lot of circulars to
him in order that the latter may be sent
to the former with the London Publishers address [underlined].
Robertson's manager here advised me that it
was best only to announce K & K just as it
was about coming out otherwise people were
apt to forget books if announcement too soon.

The Rev Lorimer Fison MA

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Document Details

Date 5 November 1880
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 tip70-10-34-20
Medium Letter
Region Gippsland
Locality Sale
Summary Discussion regarding their publication, Kamilaroi and Kurnai and reviews. Mention of correspondents, geology and further publishing.
Physical Description Handwritten in ink, signed and dated.