to be Leader of the Victorian Exploring Expedition.
|Original item held at the State Library of Victoria, MS13071, Box 2076/2.|
Royal Society of Victoria, Exploration Committee Records: Part IV: Applications to join the VEE received by the EC.
Harkers Chambers, Pall Mall,
To John Macadam, MD. Esq.
I offer myself as leader of the intended Exploring Expedition. Accompanying this application are copies of some Testimonials, the which, in case of its rejection, I request may be returned to me. I object in such case, to their being published.
I have been a great traveller & that may account for my desire again for novelty and adventure.
I have the honor, to be,
In reference to Testimonials. I returned to South Australia and the Surveyor General being absent, the Commissioner of Crown Lands permitted me to resign - the Assistant Surveyor General supplied my place & is trigging the new country discovered by Stuart &c
Related archive: State Library of Victoria, MS13071, Applications to join the Victorian Exploration Expedition received by the Exploration Committee. Alphabetical list of applicants.
Box 2077/2, ex1004-454.
View original: http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/186209