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from Menindee, 26 November 1860.

Original item held at the State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2083/4, Item #7.
Victorian Exploring Expedition Records, Correspondence.
Ludwig Becker; Letter to the Exploration Committee, dated Menindie 26 November 1860. H16196.

 

This letter accompanied Becker's Fourth Report along with this note, this note and this attachment and three sketches. It was posted in Menindee on 27 November 1860 and was received in Melbourne on 10 December 1860.

 
Ludwig Becker's Expedition Sketchbook
H16486, Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library of Victoria.
26. Meteor seen by me on Oct. 11t. at 10h 35m
 
Ludwig Becker's Expedition Sketchbook
H16486, Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library of Victoria.
27. Parasite found in the arm-pit of Gecko no. II
 
Ludwig Becker's Expedition Sketchbook
H16486, Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library of Victoria.
29. Nenma, native word for shells.

 

Darling Depot Nov. 26. 1860

To the Honorary Secretary of the Royal Society of Victoria.

Sir,

In the absence of Mr Burke I had the honor to send to you, on the 14 inst: by the fortnightly Minindie mail a parcel containing Dr Beckler's report, a part of my journal and 14 sketches. I now, transmit the continuation of my notes accompanied by [blank] sketches [DGP - should have read three (3) sketches].

P.S.

Sir, I shall have the honor to send you the continuation of my diary with a number of sketches by the next mail. My time is very much taken up with camp-duties and other labors connected with the Expedition, that I was obliged to cut short this communication.

Most respectfully yours,
Ludwig Becker

 
     

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