CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/126
Alt Ref No141
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Hope to David Skene
Date26 March 1767
Extent1 item
Administrative HistoryJohn Hope (1725–1786), physician and botanist
DescriptionLetter from John Hope to David Skene in which he informs him of the trial he had made in sending a botanist on an excursion to Hamilton, Ayr, Arran, Kintyre, Inverary, to the coast of Lorn and then up across country to Inverness; the Commissioners of the Annexed Estates have made a small grant to enable him to continue his botanical journey for a further six months; he asks Skene's advice as to his future itineraries; he suggests that the itinerant botanist should ask the country people about the uses to which they put plants; he refers to a trip he made to London where he and Sir James Naesmith spent time with John Ellis, 26 March 1767.
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