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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00619
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  237 x 192mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b, 2b
Language:  Latin
Place:  Leiden
Date:  1737-01-15 (doubtful)
Comments to date:  Day uncertain
Short summary:  Thanks for a letter and some gifts, sending of more than 100 seeds in return; exhortation to continue the examination of the plants in the area around Moskva; request for help in finding a book or a manuscript
Person:  Royen, Adrianus van, 1704-1779, Physician, Botanist, Zoologist, Professor, author
Person:  Gerber, Traugott, 1707-1743, Traveller, Physician, Botanist, addressee
Person:  Boerhaave, Herman, 1668-1738, Chemist, Physician, Botanist, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Messerschmidt, Daniel Gottlieb, 1685-1730, Explorer, person referred to
Person:  Schober, Gottlob, 1675 (Leipzig)-1739 (Moskva), Archiater, Professor, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Poosibly: "G. Messerschmidt Forschungsreise durch Sibirien, 1720-1727" (Book)
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