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Letter, 'Of Asa foetida' from John Hope to Joseph Banks

Reference number: L&P/8/110

Date: 18 August 1784


Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Description of a plant yielding asa fœtida. In a letter from John Hope, M.D. F. R. S. to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P.R.S'

Read 9 December 1784

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18 August 1784
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11 pages

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John Hope

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John Hope, Letter, 'Of Asa foetida' from John Hope to Joseph Banks, 18 August 1784, L&P/8/110, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 12 July 2024

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