Reference numberNLB/69/772
Alternative reference numberNLB/69 p417
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to H. F. Roberts, Esq., Department of Botany, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
Date8 October 1926
DescriptionCorrects H. F. Roberts by replying that the quotation referred to by Nehemiah Grew is actually from the Anatomy of Plants, the part contained in Transactions only being a review. Includes an extract from this and states that this section was read before the Royal Society on 9 November 1676. States that fuller and complete copies can be found in the MS Series.
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