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Letter, 'The poisonous root named no. 315 not Cicuta but Hyoscyamus niger' from J Wilmer to William Watson

Reference number: L&P/4/326

Date: 11 March 1766

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Contains sample in envelope - do not handle.

Subject: Botany

Read 8 May 1766

Reference number
L&P/4/326
Earliest possible date
11 March 1766
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'The poisonous root named no. 315 not Cicuta but Hyoscyamus niger' from J Wilmer to William Watson, 11 March 1766, L&P/4/326, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_326/letter-the-poisonous-root-named-no-315-not-cicuta-but-hyoscyamus-niger-from-j-wilmer-to-william-watson, accessed on 20 May 2024

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