Reference numberCLP/10i/55
TitleCatalogue, 'A catalogue of the fifty plants from Chelsea Garden, presented to the Royal Society by the Company of Apothecaries, for the year 1730; pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane' by Isaac Rand
DescriptionList of botanical specimens by Isaac Rand. 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 the fifty plants from Chelsea-Garden, presented to the Royal Society by the Company of Apothecaries, for the Year 1730; pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. Med. Reg. Prœf. Col. Reg. Med. & Soc. Reg. by Isaac Rand, Apothecary, F. R. S'.

Read to the Royal Society on 17 February 1731.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1731.0039
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 37 (1731), p 223
Fellows associated with this archive
NA1077Rand; Isaac (1674 - 1743)1674 - 1743
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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