To John O'Shanassy   24 May 1859

Melbourne bot. & zoolog. Garden,

24. May 59.


I have the honor to solicit, that you will be pleased to grant me permission for one or two weeks stay at Queenscliff,1 whence I am anxious to proceed to recruit my health.

I intend to avail myself also of my stay there for the purpose of collecting & studying the seaweeds of that locality.

I have the honor to be,


your most obedient & humble servant

Ferd. Mueller

Gov Botanist.


The honorable the Chief Secretary

&c &c &c2

See also J. Moore to M, 28 May 1859.

Please cite as “FVM-59-05-24,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 20 September 2021,