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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00089
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  210 x 165mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  French
Place:  Leiden
Date:  1731-03-02
Short summary:  Request for help in finding new plants for the author's garden before April; greetings to friends in England; information on the death of the great Frederic Ruysch, comments on his collections
Person:  Boerhaave, Herman, 1668-1738, Chemist, Physician, Botanist, Professor, author
Person:  Miller, Philip, 1691-1771, Gardener, addressee
Person:  Mead, Richard, 1673-1754, Physician, person referred to
Person:  Ruysch, Frederick, 1638-1731, Botanist, Anatomist, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660 (Killyleagh, co. Down)-1753 (Chelsea, London), Physician, Collector, person referred to
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