Reference numberL&P/9/199
TitlePaper, 'Inquiry into the nature of the motion of the Mimosa Pudica or sensitive plant' by John Lindsay
DescriptionClean copy on a paper sent in 1788 by the author from Jamaica on the plant.
Contains two plates, which were removed from the earlier version of the paper.
The author is likely the illegitimate son of Sir John Lindsay, Royal Navy Officer, posted in the West Indies between 1757 and 1765.

Subject: Botany

Read date not given.
Physical descriptionInk on paper and two plates
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueL&P/9/199/1
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