Reference numberCLP/10i/48
TitleCatalogue, 'A catalogue of 50 plants lately presented to the Royal Society, by the Company of Apothecaries of London, pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane' by Isaac Rand
DescriptionCovering letter and list of specimens by Isaac Rand. Catalogued presented by Rand and Mr [John] Meres. The Company of Apothecaries of London had established a physic garden in 1673. Sloane had granted them part of his estate and manor of Chelsea on condition that it would be kept by the Company as a physic garden. As evidence of this, the Company were asked to present 50 specimens of plants annually which had been grown there in the previous year.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A catalogue of fifty plants lately presented to the Royal Society, by the Company of Apothecaries of London; pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. President of the College of Physicians, and Vice President of the Royal Society'.
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1722.0051
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32 (1722), p 279
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/84
Fellows associated with this archive
NA877Meres; John (- 1726) - 1726
NA1077Rand; Isaac (1674 - 1743)1674 - 1743
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView