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Detailed description of nuces vomicas [nux vomica, also known as strychnine tree] by Camelli [Kamel], a Jesuit missionary based in the Phillippines.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A further and more exact account of the same, sent in a letter from Father Camelli, to Mr. John Ray, and Mr. James Petiver, Fellows of the Royal Society.'

An account by another Jesuit priest sent along with Kamel's letter found at CLP/10i/37.

Reference number
CLP/10i/36
Earliest possible date
1690s
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
6 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'A further and more exact account of the same' by Reverend George Camelli [Georg Joseph Kamel] to John Ray and James Petiver, 1690s, CLP/10i/36, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_10i_36/letter-a-further-and-more-exact-account-of-the-same-by-reverend-george-camelli-georg-joseph-kamel-to-john-ray-and-james-petiver, accessed on 12 July 2024

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