Skip to content

Please be aware that some material may contain words, descriptions or illustrations which will not reflect current scientific understanding and may be considered in today's context inaccurate, unethical, offensive or distressing.

Letter, 'On trees supposed to be indigenous to Great Britain (Oak, chestnut)' from Daines Barrington to William Watson

Reference number: L&P/5/72

Date: 02 January 1769

Description

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter to Dr. William Watson, F. R. S. from the Hon. Daines Barrington, F. R. S. on the trees which are supposed to be indigenous in Great Britain'

Read 9 February 1769

Reference number
L&P/5/72
Earliest possible date
02 January 1769
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Daines Barrington

View page for Daines Barrington

Use this record

Citation

Daines Barrington, Letter, 'On trees supposed to be indigenous to Great Britain (Oak, chestnut)' from Daines Barrington to William Watson, 02 January 1769, L&P/5/72, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_5_72/letter-on-trees-supposed-to-be-indigenous-to-great-britain-oak-chestnut-from-daines-barrington-to-william-watson, accessed on 16 April 2024

Link to this record

Embed this record

<iframe src="https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/embed/items/l-and-p_5_72/letter-on-trees-supposed-to-be-indigenous-to-great-britain-oak-chestnut-from-daines-barrington-to-william-watson" title="Letter, 'On trees supposed to be indigenous to Great Britain (Oak, chestnut)' from Daines Barrington to William Watson" allow="fullscreen" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="500px"></iframe>

Related Fellows

Explore the collection

  • Letters and Papers

    Dates: 1741-1806

    'Letters and Papers' contains the scientific correspondence sent to the Royal Society through the 18th century, many of which were published in its journal.

    View collection