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to be Leader of the Victorian Exploring Expedition.

Original item held at the State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2076/2.
Royal Society of Victoria, Exploration Committee Records: Part IV: Applications to join the VEE received by the EC.

 

Imperial Chambers
Melbourne, 10 Feby 1860

John Macadam Esq M.D.
Secretary
Exploration Committee

Sir,
I beg to solicit information respecting the particular duties you require the applicants for the leadership of the Exploring party to be able to perform, also whether the committee require any other volunteers, and the remuneration for same.

Two or three gentlemen, young, hardy, energetic, and well accustomed to bush travelling in Australia &c would enter with spirit into the expedition should your committee be in a position to hold out sufficient inducement in the way of remuneration for the privations they must necessarily have to undergo.

I have the honor to be
Sir
Your obedient servant

Arch J Garriock

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