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Preston, Charles

  • GB235 PRC
  • Collection
  • 1660 - 1711

•Box containing letters and miscellaneous papers

Preston, Charles

Sutherland, James (Regius Keeper – 1699-1714)

  • GB235 SUT
  • Collection
  • 1639 - 1719

•Biographical notes, a copy of his memoir, correspondence regarding his memoir (1874-1932), and a draft copy of catalogue of plants (1912), copies of letters, a copy of his catalogue prepared by I.B. Balfour and William D. Kemp, and a copy of ‘Faculty of Advocates: Cabinet of Coins (James Sutherland)’ (1856)

Sutherland, James

Sibbald, Sir Robert

  • GB235 SIB
  • Collection
  • 1641 - 1722

•1 box of papers and a study of the Life of Sibbald and Dr Archibald Pitcairne (The first professors of medicine in the University of Edinburgh).
•Copy of Doctor of Medicine R.S. ‘Provision for the Poor in Time of Dearth and Scarcity.’ Second Edition, ECCO Prints (2011).

Sibbald, Sir Robert

Preston, George

  • GB235 PRG
  • Collection
  • 1656 - 1749

•Box containing miscellaneous papers

Preston, George

Trotter, Captain H. of Mortonhall

  • GB235 TRO
  • File
  • 1722 - 1760

•List of seeds and plants imported from America in 1760 and sold by Mrs Drummond, Seed Merchant, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh
•List of fruit required for Mortonhall, 1722 and an abstract from J.W. Hely-Hutchison’s letter regarding the list.

Trotter, Captain H. of Mortonhall

Miller, Phillip

  • GB235 MPP
  • Item
  • 1691 - 1771

•Copy of a letter from Miller, dated 29 Dec 1747, found loose inside John Hope’s copy of Miller’s ‘Figures of… Plants Described in the Gardeners Dictionary’ 1755-60,

Miller, Phillip

Gordon, J. Senior

  • GB235 GOJ
  • Item
  • 1767 - 1776

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.

Gordon, J. Senior

Linné.

  • GB235 LCV
  • Item
  • 1707 - 1778

•Signatures of Carl von Linné and Carolus a Linné (Linnæus the younger) filed with the collection of Signature under “S” in general alphabetical category

Linné,von Carl

Robertson, Dr. James

  • GB235 RDJ
  • File
  • 1767 - 1784

•Copy of lists of Flora and Fauna (1767-1771)
•Papers including transcriptions of correspondence and newspaper articles (1767-84)

Robertson, Dr. James

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