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Paper, 'Second journey from Cape Town, in search of plants for Kew Gardens' by Francis Masson

Reference number: L&P/6/160

Date: 1775

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Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of three journeys from the Cape Town into the southern parts of Africa; undertaken for the discovery of new plants, towards the improvement of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. By Mr. Francis Masson, one of his Majesty's gardeners. Addressed to Sir John Pringle, Bart. P.R.S'

Read 22 February 1776

Reference number
L&P/6/160
Earliest possible date
1775
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
30 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Paper, 'Second journey from Cape Town, in search of plants for Kew Gardens' by Francis Masson, 1775, L&P/6/160, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_6_160/paper-second-journey-from-cape-town-in-search-of-plants-for-kew-gardens-by-francis-masson, accessed on 15 June 2024

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