To the Linnean Society of London   January 1879

January 1879

We the undersigned beg to recommend

P. O’Shanesy Esqr

of Cometville, Queensland for the honor of being elected a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, he well deserving this distinction for his extensive observations on the plants of Southern Queensland.

Ferd von Mueller, MD. FLS.1

William Woolls Ph.D., F.L.S.

Robt D Fitzgerald, F.L.S.

MS written and signed by M; other supporters' autograph signatures.

Annotated on front: Proposed 3rd April 1879. | Ballot 1st May 1879 | Elected Rd.K.

On back: P. O’Shanesy Esqr | Elected May 1 1879

It is not known when the manuscript was signed by Woolls and Fitzgerald, but to have been read at the meeting of the Society on 3 April it must have been soon after it was prepared by M. See M to R. Kippist, 23 November 1879 (in this edition as 79-11-23a), and note 3 thereto.

Please cite as “FVM-79-01-00d,” 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 20 April 2024,