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Letter, 'Of washing the trunks of fruit trees' from R Marhsam to Charles Moss

Reference number: L&P/6/211

Date: 29 October 1775

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Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'On the usefulness of washing and rubbing the stems of trees, to promote their annual increase. In an extract of a letter from Mr. Marsham to the Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells'

Read 14 November 1776

Reference number
L&P/6/211
Earliest possible date
29 October 1775
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of washing the trunks of fruit trees' from R Marhsam to Charles Moss, 29 October 1775, L&P/6/211, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_6_211/letter-of-washing-the-trunks-of-fruit-trees-from-r-marhsam-to-charles-moss, accessed on 13 June 2024

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