From John Smith and Son   8 February 1871


Feby 8th 1871

Dr von Mueller

Director of the Government

Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Bought of John Smith & Sons

Nurserymen Riddles Creek1

One extra huge specimen plant of

Todea Africana fern —


1 large case Sawdust & packing


Settled John Smith & Sons

10-0-0 2


Todea Africana

Annotated at bottom left of receipt: Weight in London of Box [=] 1 ton 3 cwt.

Please cite as “FVM-71-02-08,” 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 13 August 2022,