Reference numberRBO/11/84
Alternative reference numberRBO.11.293
Title'A Catalogue of 50 Plants presented to the Royal Society by the Company of Apothecaries of London. Pursuant to the direction of Sir Hans Sloane Baronet President of the College of Physicians and Vice President of the Royal Society'
DescriptionCompany 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.
The catalogue was presented by Isaac Rand and Mr Meres
Extent4 sides
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Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32 (1722), p 279
Related records in the catalogueCLP/10i/48
Fellows associated with this archive
NA877Meres; John (- 1726) - 1726
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA1077Rand; Isaac (1674 - 1743)1674 - 1743
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