Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 543
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22nd February 1867.
My dear Macleay,
I have written, as you suggested, to the Hon. H. Parkes, Colonial Sec: & to Mr Kreffts from whom I received a letter with the same request. There is no doubt that a careful systematic exploration of the Wellington Valley Caves would be fraught with most interesting information & would yield us a rich store of [indecipherable] Marsuperalia [marsupialia]. I read with
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& asking P. to put £200 on the Estimates for this purpose.