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Letter, 'Of growing pineapples' from William Bastard to Samuel Musgrave

Reference number: L&P/6/256

Date: 14 April 1776


Subject: Agriculture

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'On the culture of pine-apples. An extract of a letter from William Bastard, Esq. of Kitley in Devonshire, to Samuel Musgrave, M.D. F.R.S. dated Kitley, March 15, 1777. Communicated to the Society by Dr. Musgrave'

Read 19 June 1777

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14 April 1776
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