Robert Brown, Gerrard Street, [London], to James Edward Smith

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Ref No GB-110/JES/COR/2/96
Title Robert Brown, Gerrard Street, [London], to James Edward Smith
Letter date 1 Dec 1813
Author(s) Robert Brown 1773-1858
Number of Pages 4

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GB-110/JES/COR/2/96 from Robert Brown, Gerrard Street, [London], to James Edward Smith (1 December 1813)

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Item Type: Document
From: Brown, Robert
Sent from: London
To: Smith, Sir James Edward
Summary:

Sends handwritten extract from "Mem. de l'Institut", 1807 4, on [√Čtienne Pierre] Ventenat's genus 'Poiretia'. His name 'Hovea' is after the Polish traveller Anthony Pantaleon Hove, a friend of William [Townsend] Aiton who has collected for Sir Joseph Banks' herbarium. Hopes Smith has a productive visit to Holkham, [Norfolk, home of Thomas William Coke]. [William Elford] Leach to succeed the late [George] Shaw at the British Museum. Banks in good health but has lost the use of his legs.

Letter date: 1 Dec 1813
Languages: English
Prev Ref No: 2.157
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Note typeNote
Finding AidsDawson, W R, (1934). "Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of The Linnean Society - Part I. The Smith papers: The correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Sir James Edward Smith", London: Linnean Society.
Related MaterialSmith, J E, 'Characters of Platylobium, Bossiaea, and of a new Genus named Poiretia', "Transactions of the Linnean Society of London", 1808 9(1), pp.301-306.