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•Copy of letter from W.J. Hooker regarding a selection of plants from the Arctic Herbarium, put into Hooker’s hands by Capt. Parry, for publication in the appendix to Capt. Parry’s 2nd voyage (1821 – 1823).
•File containing a copy of a transcript of a letter from Neill to Sir J.E. Smith (15 Feb.1811) Neil, Patrick (Biog. Index; p.126: Index p.113) 1.Copy of letter to Mr. Winch dated 12 May 1828 – filed under “Winch, N.J.” 2.Copy of letters to J.E. Smith in “Don, George” under “Mackay, John” correspondence
3 printed annual reports (3 x 4 pages, 200 x 250mm) of The Botanical Museum & Library at Cambridge University; dated 25 March 1828, 25 March 1829, 25 March 1830. The 1828 report outlines the start of a proper funded botanical museum. Prof Henslow lists present acquisitions and solicits help in augmenting the collection. The 1829-30 reports demonstrate success in increasing the collection of plant samples and publications.
-Photograph of David Douglas -2 handwritten letters from Samuel Crosse regarding David Douglas’s telescope. 1) dated April 29th 1920 to The Curator at Kew Gardens, London + photocopy 2) dated May 6th 1920 to Lt. Col. F.R.S. Balfour at Dawyck, Peeblesshire -Reprint from the Transactions of the Perthshire Society of Natural Science - R. Dow on David Douglas, Scone - "David Douglas, Scone, Botanist and Pioneer of Arboriculture", read 14th April 1910.