hw0440 Letter from Thomas Howill Kirl Shaw to A. W. Howitt 30 November 1883

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Benalla 30.11.83

I have explained to Bulla or Moses. he says; boundary is as follows and he seems to know on the North, Kiaova, Cruk; a Coonyurong. South no Further than Parroo River East Head of the Bulla. West common [origin?] Inside of [thargs?] mind at this is what he states & he seem to know; the Table he says is correct - he says it is all straight & how do you know? he wants to know who tel you

2 Wongo & Wongoan; he says is correct & so is Triggy his Father's sister is sometimes called Yabbenyillow,

3. His father was named after an tung nurk [Uppvasum?] & he is called Bow-ra or [monery? ve julla?]. he is called after a Kangaroo. Bowra is the native name for Kangaroo plain [Turkey?] belongs to his tribe

5. his tribe do not slit the penis [??] at any time; but they take one tooth out when making young men. he wishes me to say Eagle hawk is [Yododulla?] belongs to his tribe & what white fellow call paddy mellon; native name of wek-win & Bungooba is [Wanboby?]. if your boy who you propose to send calls now at Benalla let him break

[Left margin notes] pongo opossum Banburi Kangaroo Plain turkey Eaglehawk [??] Pady melon yakwin wallaby [Nurgerha?]

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[Plan of house] [5 boxes labels from L to R] Bed Room 10 x 8;Bed room 10 x 8 Passage 10 x 4 Bed Room 10 x 8 Bedroom 10 x 8 Passage 35 x 4 [2 boxes with labels] 15 x 14 Bar 14 x 14 Diningroom 19 x 14 [Box on lower right with label] Bed room 8 x 7

[Note across plan] Excuse this as I saw it when too late

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