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Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A catalogue of the fifty plants from Chelsea Garden, presented to the Royal Society by the worshipful Company of Apothecaries for the Year 1751, pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. Med. Reg. & Soc. Reg. nuper Præses; by John Wilmer, M. D. clarissim. Societat. Pharmaceut. Londinens. Soc. Hort. Chels. Præfect. & Prælect. Botan'

Read 12 March 1752

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Paper, 'Catalogue of the 50 plants for 1751 from Chelsea garden' by John Wilmer, 1752, L&P/2/273, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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