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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-62:183
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  188 x 114mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Collingwood
Date:  1846-01-29
Short summary:  Approving the suggestion of a Scientific Botanicae superintendent with mere labourers under him for proposed garden in Sout Africa. "A Professor of Botany at Cape Town with 100 £ a year & no garden would ... do little good." Etc.
Person:  Herschel, John Frederick William, Sir 1st Baronet, 1792 (Slough)-1871 (Hawkhurst, Kent), Astronomer, Physicist, author
Person:  Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785 (Norwich)-1865 (London), Botanist, Professor, addressee
Subject:  Botany
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Colonial Office (Institution)
COMMENTS
Comments:  In faint ink in the top left corner of 1a. :"To Sir W. J. Hooker". Note inpencil on 2b.
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