To John O'Shanassy1    1 May 1858

Melbourne bot. Garden,

1. April2 1858.

Sir

I have the honor to inform you, that Constable Martin enjoyes the privilege of keeping a cow chiefly with a view to facilitate for him the support of his family.

I have the honor to be,

Sir,

your most obedient and humble servant

Ferd. Mueller

 

The honorable the Chief Secretary

Melbourne

&c &c &c

See also M to J. O'Shanassy, 27 April 1858.
May? The file containing M's letter is dated 1 May 1858, which is consistent with the dates of previous correspondence on this subject.

Please cite as “FVM-58-05-01,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 26 October 2021, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/vonmueller/letters/58-05-01