|Title||Catalogue, 'A catalogue of the fifty plants, from Chelsea Garden, presented to the Royal Society by the Company of Apothecaries, for the year 1733, pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane' by Isaac Rand|
|Description||List 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.|
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 1733. pursuant to the directions of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. Med. Reg. Præs. Col. Reg. Med. & So. Reg. by Isaac Rand, Apothecary. F. R. S. Hort. Chel. Præs. ac Prælec. Botan'.
Read to the Royal Society on 27 February 1734.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1735.0002|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 39 (1735), p 1
|Related records in the catalogue||RBO/19/17|
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|NA1077||Rand; Isaac (1674 - 1743)||1674 - 1743|
|NA8406||Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector||1660 - 1753|