From Iwanne Müller1    31 January 1842

[Tönning]2 31st. Jan. 1842.

Good Brother


We were at Mertens and celebrated Grandfather's 73 birthday. He was the 29th Controller. That night we had a hare-by-the-head. Uncle tells us Grandfather's golden wedding will be April a year.

Haven't you an idea of a position for me yet?

Bertha is copying out of a Cookery book. Clara also, her eyes are all right and she has no chilblains.

Letter not found. The text used here was 'Translated in Sydney from the German', and placed in Louise Wehl's scrap-book.
editorial addition.
translator's excision.

Please cite as “FVM-42-01-31,” in Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller, edited by R.W. Home, Thomas A. Darragh, A.M. Lucas, Sara Maroske, D.M. Sinkora, J.H. Voigt and Monika Wells accessed on 30 November 2023,