To John O'Shanassy   12 December 1858

Melbourne bot. & zool Garden,

12. Dec.1858

Sir

I have the honor to solicit, that I may be permitted to leave on an intended botanical journey to the South-Western parts of the Australian Alps on Friday 17. Dec., the required time of my absence being approximately three weeks.

I have the honor to be,

Sir

your most obedient and humblest servant

Ferd. Mueller,

Gov. Botanist

 

The honorable the Chief Secretary

&c &c &c1

Approval for M's request was minuted to his letter. See also J. Moore to M, 15 December 1858.

Please cite as “FVM-58-12-12,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 20 September 2021, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/vonmueller/letters/58-12-12