From John Moore   20 July 1858

20 July 1858


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter suggesting that you would call a preliminary meeting of the Committee of the Zoological Gardens at your office if it should be deemed advisable & act as Secretary on the occasion.1

I am in reply to acquaint you that Mr O Shanassy approves of the proposed arrangement.

(Signed) J. Moore.


The Director of the Botanic Gardens



Dr Evans MLA

D S Campbell Esq MLA

F M Selwyn Esq

Dr Mueller

Professor McCoy

W. H. Archer Esq.

Dr Black, [...]2

Captain Pasley, R. E.,

Dr Embling MLA.

Hugh J Chambers Esq.

See M to J. Moore, July 1858 (in this edition as 58.07.00a).

Please cite as “FVM-58-07-20a,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 21 September 2021,