CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/112
Alt Ref No119
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Hope to David Skene
Date25 August 1763
Extent1 item
Administrative HistoryJohn Hope (1725–1786), physician and botanist
DescriptionLetter from John Hope to David Skene in which he approves Skene's work on a catalogue of plants in his neighbourhood; he refers to the forthcoming 'Flora Edinburg' by Mr. Walker who was a Minister at Moffat; he describes his own activity in plant-collecting and invites Skene to visit; he refers to Dr. Penekuick's 'History of Tweeddale', to errors in Hudson's book, to J. Sutherland's 'Hortus medicus Edinburgensis' and to the progress of the publication of Linnaeus' works; he regrets the absence of a botanical correspondent for Inverness and Ross-shire, 25 August 1763.
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