To William Odgers   27 May 1870



The minute of the hon. the Chief Secretary, dated 23 May,1 reached me on Queens Birthday. Gardener W. Smith has not made his appearance since, though on a former similar occasion he came back on his own accord. I have given to day orders to the Inspector of forests, that W. Smith is to be re-employed on former terms in the Gov. House Reserve.

Ferd. von Mueller

Direct. botan. Garden

Minute not found. However, see W. Odgers to M, 26 May 1870 (in this edition as 70-05-26a). See also M to W. Odgers, 27 September 1871.

Please cite as “FVM-70-05-27a,” in Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller, edited by R.W. Home, Thomas A. Darragh, A.M. Lucas, Sara Maroske, D.M. Sinkora, J.H. Voigt and Monika Wells accessed on 8 December 2023,