To Frederick Le Patourel   17 October 1879


17. Oct. 1879.

To Capt. Fr. Le Patourel,

Private Secretary to the Most Noble the Marquis of Normanby, G.C.M.G.,

Governor of Victoria.



I have the honor to beg of you, to convey to his Excellency the Governor my best thanks for the opportunity, so considerately afforded me, to read the despatch of the Right Honorable the Secretary of State for the Colonies, in which Sir Michael Hicks-Beach so kindly acknowledges the transmission of a copy of the first part of the "native plants of Victoria".1

I have the honor to be,


your obedient servant,

Ferd. von Mueller.


Please cite as “FVM-79-10-17,” 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 3 March 2024,