Reference numberMM/6/45
TitleManuscripts of papers by Sir Joseph Banks, read before the Horticultural Society from 7 May 1805 to 4 April 1809
DescriptionFol 2 v: An attempt to ascertain the Time when the Potatoes [sic in origine] (solanum tuberosum) was first introduced into the United Kingdom..

fol 5 v: On the Horticultural Management of the Sweet or Spanish Chestnut-Tree

fol 7 r: On the Forcing-houses of the Romans, with a List of the Fruits cultivated by them, now in our Gardens

fol 13 v: Some Horticultural Observations, selected from French Authors

fol 17 r: A short account...of a new Apple called the Spring Grove Codling

fol 18 r: Coloured plate of the Spring Grove Codling apple
Extent26pp folio
FormatManuscript documents
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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