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Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of two letters from Dr. Alston, Bot. Prof. at Edinburgh to Dr. Mortimer, Secr. R. S. the first dated 17 March, 1749; the second, August 9, 1750'

Read 24 October 1751

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17 March 1749
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Letter, 'Lime-water on vegetation' from Charles Alstone to Cromwell Mortimer, 17 March 1749, L&P/2/231, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 15 June 2024

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