CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/132
Alt Ref No72
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from John Hope to David Skene
Date8 March 1769
Extent1 item
Administrative HistoryJohn Hope (1725–1786), physician and botanist
DescriptionLetter from John Hope to David Skene in which he discusses a list of plants sent by Skene which he has found since 1764 including sagina erecta, geranium rotundifolia, vicia lathyroides; Mr Ellis has sent him a print of the dionaea; Mr Menzies read a paper on a practice of raising fevers in Skye by anointing the body with an oil obtained by a coction of the liver of the skate, it is chiefly used as a cure for the rickets, 8 March 1769.
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Related MaterialMS 483/42
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