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List of botanical specimens by Isaac Rand. The Company of Apothecaries of London had established a physic garden in 1673. Sloane had granted them part of his estate and manor of Chelsea on condition that it would be kept by the Company as a physic garden. As evidence of this, the Company were asked to present 50 specimens of plants annually which had been grown there in the previous year.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A catalogue of the fifty plants, from Chelsea-Garden, presented to the Royal Society by the Company of Apocaries, for the year 1735. pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. Med. Reg. & Soc. Reg. Præs'.

Read to the Royal Society on 24 March 1736.

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CLP/10i/60
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1736
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2 pages
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Isaac Rand

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Isaac Rand, Catalogue, 'A catalogue of the fifty plants from Chelsea Garden, presented to the Royal Society by the Company of Apothecaries, for the year 1735, pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane' by Isaac Rand, 1736, CLP/10i/60, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_10i_60/catalogue-a-catalogue-of-the-fifty-plants-from-chelsea-garden-presented-to-the-royal-society-by-the-company-of-apothecaries-for-the-year-1735-pursuant-to-the-direction-of-sir-hans-sloane-by-isaac-rand, accessed on 18 July 2024

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