Article ID: CBB691363121

Ludwig Leichhardt: Four Previously Unknown Letters to John Nicholson and the Involvement of Ferdinand von Mueller in Publishing Leichhardt's Letters (2018)

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Two previously unknown letters written by Ludwig Leichhardt to his friend John Nicholson and sent to Ferdinand von Mueller were published in the Adelaide German newspaper Australische Zeitung in 1882. A third letter to Nicholson has been found as a copy in a Leichhardt diary and a fourth letter has been found in a volume of autograph letters in Brisbane. Translations of these letters are provided here and their significance indicated. The translation of another Leichhardt letter that proved to be controversial, and was attributed to Mueller, is shown not to have been translated by him. A transcription and translation of a previous unknown letter to Eduard Hallmann is provided in the Supplementary Material.

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Authors & Contributors
Lucas, A. M.
Maroske, Sara
Home, Roderick W.
Leichhardt, Ludwig
Darragh, Thomas A.
Dowe, John Leslie
Journals
Historical Records of Australian Science
Archives of Natural History
Australian Heritage
Circumscribere: International Journal for the History of Science
Publishers
Queensland Museum
Surrey Beatty & Sons
Peter Lang
University of Pittsburgh Press
Camden House
Concepts
Botany
Travel; exploration
Biographies
Correspondence and corresponding
Biological specimens
Natural history
People
Mueller, Ferdinand, Baron von
Leichhardt, Ludwig
Bentham, George
Humboldt, Alexander von
Darwin, Charles Robert
Hooker, Joseph Dalton
Places
Australia
Alps (Europe)
Germany
Times
19th century
Institutions
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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