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Paper, 'An account of the culture and management of saffron in England' by Dr James Douglas

Reference number: CLP/10ii/9

Date: 1728

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Paper by Douglas discussing the growing of crocuses between Saffron Walden [Essex] and Cambridgeshire - the 'country of Saffron'. Douglas lists charges and profits for growing saffron at end of paper.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the culture and management of Saffron in England, by James Douglas, M. D. Med. Regin. Extr. & S. R. S'.

Read to the Royal Society on 7 November 1728.

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CLP/10ii/9
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1728
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Ink on paper
Page extent
34 pages
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Manuscript

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James Douglas

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James Douglas, Paper, 'An account of the culture and management of saffron in England' by Dr James Douglas, 1728, CLP/10ii/9, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_10ii_9/paper-an-account-of-the-culture-and-management-of-saffron-in-england-by-dr-james-douglas, accessed on 27 May 2024

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