The foundations of the Royal Botanical Garden - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
Various statements regarding a botanical garden
Title: The foundations of the Royal Botanical Garden
Description: Various statements regarding a botanical garden
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 19 Unit 9 1840/1224
Transcript: to complete the duties I have undertaken for the Horticultural Society I desire not to make any demand hereafter for such plants as may remain upon the ground when the time of my leave of occupation may expire the only compensation in any case that I might seek would be for the labour of the cultivation (at a valuation) should the same be rendered available for the purposes of a public Nursery. I have the honor to be Sir Your Honor's Most Obt Humble Servant Daniel Bunce PS May I request the ? of an answer being left with Mr Harrington Chemist Collins Street (bottom corner) told to look about him & to say what ground he considers best adapted for the formation of a botanic garden.