CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/131
Alt Ref No169
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Hope to David Skene
Date13 January 1769
Extent1 item
Administrative HistoryJohn Hope (1725–1786), physician and botanist
DescriptionLetter from John Hope to David Skene in which he sends specimens of lead ore from Leadhills; he has sent the 'Hortus Kewensis'; he requests a list of the things Skene has discovered in his recent botanical activities; he lists plants he particularly wants to acquire including plantago leoslingii, campanula glomerata, arenaria laricifol:, mentha gentilis; mentha verticillata; melampyrum sylv:, cardamine amara, matricaria chamomilla; scrophularia aquat:, trifolium filiforme, hyperican montan:, hyoseris minima and senecio sarracenicus; he wishes to show James Robertson's journal to Skene, 13 January 1769.
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