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up to leaving Melbourne, a total of £1230 + paid
Purcells board + expenses for 13 months besides.
In his schedule he put me as a creditor for £167 whereas
he owed me about £200. From the start, after signing the
deed of partnership he proceeded systematically to disgust me
with the whole business to induce me to sell out or go out
He succeeded. But pardone me this little set off to the
lies he must have told in Melbourne about me.

Minga Murdu? I have read your paper on the Central
Australian tribes, an interesting + valuable contribution to the
literature of the fascinating subject. By the way the book
you kindly gave me was stolen from the hotel or from the
railway carriage. I wrote to the hotel + the railway
authorities with no result. It was a severedisappointment.

Re the class names in the tribe in which I was
initiated - my father would be "Bunda" my mother
Banjoorcan. My children would be "Turwhine".
The girls would marry "Barrang" the boys Barranggin"

My boys children would be "Barrang". Boys + girls
could also marry "Buntaygan". This was the "Goondoobarrie"
tribe speaking. The "Nhulla" dialect negative "goom" after - "yow"

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