Item ANJ - J.S. Anderson letter to Dr Patrick Neill

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GB235 ANJ

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J.S. Anderson letter to Dr Patrick Neill

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  • 1839 (Creation)

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1 letter

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(fl.1839)

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Handwritten letter on 3 sides describing “new” method of propagation- “striking on the live plant”. By cutting 4/5 through the plant stalk and binding with damp moss a new shoot grows strongly and quickly. Anderson made successful experiments with fuchsia, heliotrope, jasmine, rose, etc. showing that this method can be used both in the greenhouse and in the open in situ. He grants Patrick Neill permission to publish them in the Transactions of the Caledonian Horticultural Society.

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open

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GB235 ANJ

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  • Box: A01
  • Shelf: E:1:3