Translation to English of Speeches Given in French to Honour William Macleay at a Picnic of the Linnean Society, 1st May 1875

Graham R Fulton, Peter Bialek


A translation of the French speeches given at the Linnean Society’s picnic to congratulate William Macleay on his upcoming expedition to New Guinea, in 1875, is presented. The speeches, in French, were made by Professor Badham, the French Consul, Mr. Simon and Lieutenant Villemot. The speeches show the cordial nature present between a young Australia and France at the time.

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