MS 38 - David Skene, M.D.: correspondence
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Papers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Hope to David Skene
25 August 1763
John Hope (1725–1786), physician and botanist
Letter 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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