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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00350
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  232 x 185mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  Latin
Place:  Leiden
Date:  1733-02-05 (doubtful)
Comments to date:  day doubtful
Short summary:  Reasons for the late answer to the addressee's letter, sending of some promised specimens of plants; plans to return to America of a mutual friend, Houston, and his works with plants there; on a newly published book
Person:  Gronovius, Johannes Fredericus, 1690-1760, Politician, Botanist, Natural scientist, author
Person:  Gesner, Johann Albrecht, 1694-1760, Physician, addressee ?
Person:  Dillen, Johann Jakob, 1684-1747, Botanist, Zoologist, Biologist, person referred to
Person:  Houston, William, 1695-1733, Physician, Botanist, person referred to
Subject:  Botany
COMMENTS
Comments:  Work commented upon is: "Hortus Elthamensis, seu Plantarum rariorum, quas in horto suo Elthami in Cantio coluit ... Jacobus Sherard ... Guilielmi ... frater delineationes et descriptiones, etc. MS. notes., DILLENIUS. Johann Jakob, 2 tom. pp. viii. 437. pl. CCCXXIV. Londini, 1732. fol."
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