Historical information

Von Mueller, one of Australia's greatest botanists and contributor to the early development of the Melbourne Botanic Gardens. He had a home on Phillip island and was engaged to Euphemia Henderson.

Physical description

5 pages. One typed sheet from Mrs V. McHaffie and 4 photocopied handwritten pages of letter.

Inscriptions & markings

Letter from Baron Von Mueller to Miss Euphemia Henderson [ sister of Mr J. D. McHaffie of Phillip Island]. Mrs V. McHaffie. 8 August 1973 Melbourne Botanic Garden, Sunday 22 February 1863