To John O'Shanassy   28 February 1859

Melbourne botanical and zoological Garden,

28. Febr. 1859.


I have the honor to solicit that you will be pleased to put an additional sum of £25 at my disposal for defraying the smaller incidental expenses of this establishment

I have the honor to be,


your most obedient servant

Ferd. Mueller


The honorable the Chief Secretary

&c &c &c1

On 10 March 1859 the Under Secretary, J. Moore, ordered that M's request be authorized.

Please cite as “FVM-59-02-28,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 23 October 2021,