Alexander to Fison 13/10/1874

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Charleville
Wurrego River
Queensland
Oct 13/74

Rev L. Fison
Melbourne

Sir
In reference to an
advertisement in the "Sydney Mail" of
Septr last re "Australian Aborigines"
I here enclose you what little
information I could gather on
the subject. If I can render you
any service in the above matter
you may command me.

I am Sir
Yours truly
Michael Alexander

P.S
"Telegraph Communication" just established between
this place and Victoria

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Document Details

Date 13 October 1874
Letter From Alexander, Michael
Letter To Fison, Reverend Lorimer
Author
Country Australia
Colony/State Queensland
Holding Institution St Mark's National Theological Centre
Collection Name Alan Tippett/Lorimer Fison Collection
Registration Number tip70-10-41-8
Medium Letter
Region Charleville
Locality Wurrego River
Summary Discussion of Fison's request in newspaper for correspondents. Information about the Bookamba or Warrego River Aboriginal people, including kinship and social relations and cultural practices.
Physical Description Handwritten in black ink, signed and dated. Creases from pages being folded evident. Foxing. Table on page two. List of names and table on page four. Tears along edges of pages.