CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/117
Alt Ref No126
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Hope to David Skene
Date5 January 1765
Extent1 item
Administrative HistoryJohn Hope (1725–1786), physician and botanist
DescriptionLetter from John Hope to David Skene in which he states that he will propose Skene for the [Edinburgh] Philosophical Society; Lord Findlater and Mr Ross have recommended Skene to Lord Kaims; he asks if Skene would send him a paper to be read to the Society; Dr Leviston got into the College of Physicians although he keeps a shop and practices pharmacy but now there is an express law against allowing any one who kept a shop to join; the College has received a present of the first six volumes of J. Hill's 'The Vegetable System' and mentions Stillingfleet and Hudson in connection with this work; he discusses the need 'to establish the English name ... on the same successful basis as the Linnaean', 5 January 1765 (126)
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