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Photocopy of the article ‘The Ascent of Mount Everest' by Col. Godwin-Austin ’ reprinted form the “Surrey Advertiser” January, 22nd, 1921. Sent to Prof. Bayley Balfour with the author’s best wishes, Feb. 8, 1921
Hand written letter from J. Gordon Senior, to Reverend/Mr. Tilson, dated 10th of February 1767, re: strawberry plants – Bath strawberry/Chili Beet, Discussing the identification of the strawberry originally brought to England by the Spanish ambassador 10 years previously, falsely called the chili beet. Enclosed seed of the humming–bird plant.
• 1 short handwritten narrative regarding the foundation of Hamburg Botanic Garden by Prof. C. Lehmann between 1820 and 1822. There is no author's name or date but it is an expert description of the contents of the Hamburg Botanic Garden.
• Booklet, “Laws of The Harveian Society of Edinburgh; instituted 12th April 1782”, with Chronological Lists of Presidents (including D. Rutherford (1787 & 1818), J.H. Balfour (1852) and R. Graham (1825)) and Members since 1782 with Rules of Membership.
Correspondence with I Bayley Balfour 1892 -1907 filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” papers under “Hemsley, W.B.” • Letter dated 21st Feb 1867 to Dr. Thos. Anderson – item 111 in bound volume filed under “Anderson, Dr. Thos” – Box 2