Reference numberL&P/6/156
TitleLetter, 'First of three journeys from Cape Town into the interior, in search of plants for Kew Gardens' from Francis Masson to John Pringle
Date1 November 1775
DescriptionSubject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of three journeys from the Cape Town into the southern parts of Africa; undertaken for the discovery of new plants, towards the improvement of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. By Mr. Francis Masson, one of his Majesty's gardeners. Addressed to Sir John Pringle, Bart. P.R.S'

Read 1 February 1776
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1776.0017
Related records in the catalogueL&P/6/160
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6809Pringle; Sir; John (1707 - 1782)1707 - 1782
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