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From J. B. Walker to H. Ling Roth concerning the skull measurements. Dr Clarke has now measured the skulls and will present his findings in a paper to Tasmanian Royal Society. Hopes to have measurements of a skull made by Mr Harper of the Anthropological Society of New South Wales, for sake of comparison. Clarke is hoping to get a sample of Truganini to send him [Truganini (c.1812-1876) is considered to have been the wholly indigenous Aboriginal Tasmanian].

Original reference W.17.