To [...]   30 June 1853

Botanic Garden, Melbourne

June 30th 1853.

Sir

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

illegible.
MS incomplete.

Please cite as “FVM-53-06-30,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 19 January 2022, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/vonmueller/letters/53-06-30