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Beltana
South Australia
To. A. W. Howitt Esq
Sale

The following paper is an answer
to questions in letter dated 8th
Oct 1882
(1) Are the Langauge [sic] of the different
tribes similar to the Diyeryie?
Yes. There is a simatiaraly [sic] in many of
the words, names, of several cerem
onies, extend through the different Tribes
also many words, are similar, except
the commencing, or termination, of a word
Just a vowel, will be noticed, thus
when there is a simialarity [sic], there
is either a [?purcular?] twang, or
guttural accent, with the word.
Have the neighbouring Tribes the same
murdoo. Sertainly [sic], but generally

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