To [...]   30 June 1853

Botanic Garden, Melbourne

June 30th 1853.


Notwithstanding the almost hopeless state, in which you found my horse, I feel hardly entitled to grant its being shot, still I fully autorize you to do so if you think this [...]1 lawful and if you have done under similar circumstances so before.

I give you of course permission to take all further steps according to your [...]2

MS incomplete.

Please cite as “FVM-53-06-30,” 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 8 August 2022,