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10 letters transcribed and typed onto 27 pages of letters from George Don to Nathaniel J. Winch, copied by the Linnaean Society of London

A series of 10 letters transcribed and typed onto 27 pages of letters from George Don to Nathaniel J. Winch, copied by the Linnaean Society of London by B. Daydon Jackson [see correspondence in the Don scrapbook, GDS/1] 1802-1812, some reproduced in Notes of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, v.iii, pt xiv, February 1905. There are some annotations / corrections by Isaac Bayley Balfour.

Don, George

Patrick Neill’s copy of George Don’s “A Catalogue of a few of the Rarest and Latest Introduced Plants, cultivated for sale at Don’s Botanic Garden and Nursery, Forfar”, 1813.

Catalogue includes greenhouse plants, shrubs and herbaceous plants, is 17 pages longs and contains the following quote from Don at the end: “this catalogue contains but a small proportion of my Herbaceous Collection; which is equaled by few in Britain, and surpassed by none perhaps but the Cambridge one. I have also upwards of three hundred species of Grasses.”
Front cover slightly annotated by Patrick Neill.

Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley

typed transcription of letter from George Don to James Sowerby, 22.05.1799 regarding sending plants to be drawn.

typed transcription of letter from George Don to James Sowerby, 22.05.1799 regarding sending plants to be drawn. Original letter in the British Museum – now Natural History Museum. Letter reproduced in Notes of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, v.iii pt xiv, February 1905

Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley