From John Moore   5 August 1858

5 Augt 1858


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26 July intimating the desire of the Committee of the Zoological Gardens that you, as Director of the Botanic Gardens should undertake the direction of the works at the first mentioned place also, & your willingness to do so without extra remuneration.1 In reply I am to acquaint you that the proposed arrangement is approved by the Chief Secretary.

I have the honor to be,


Your very obediant Servant

J. Moore


The Director of the Botanic Gardens Melbourne

M to J. O'Shanassy, 26 July 1858.

Please cite as “FVM-58-08-05,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 21 September 2021,