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Paper, 'An account of the cinnamon tree in Ceylon and its several sorts' by Albertus Seba

Reference number: CLP/10ii/5

Date: 1720s

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Details about different types of cinnamon and about trade in cinnamon; details about its medicinal qualities. Communicated by the Chief Inspector of the cinnamon trade and manufacture in Ceylon [Sri Lanka] to Albertus Seba, a druggist in Amsterdam.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the cinnamon tree in Ceylon, and its several sorts'.

Translated from Latin by Dr [Johann Jakob] Scheuzer [Scheuchzer]. Read to the Royal Society on 15 February 1727.

Reference number
CLP/10ii/5
Earliest possible date
1720s
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Ink on paper
Page extent
31 pages
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Manuscript

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Albertus Seba

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Albertus Seba, Paper, 'An account of the cinnamon tree in Ceylon and its several sorts' by Albertus Seba, 1720s, CLP/10ii/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_10ii_5/paper-an-account-of-the-cinnamon-tree-in-ceylon-and-its-several-sorts-by-albertus-seba, accessed on 18 June 2024

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