RICHMOND (H.G., of Headingley, Botanist)

Autograph Letter Signed to  Alfred William BENNETT , (1833-1902, Lecturer in Botany at Bedford College and St. Thomas' Hospital), saying that is he was "so lucky to be able to go over my duplicates ths year ... and if I find Polygalas, I hope to be able to lay out some dupl. for you, decidely not Morisiana, though I hope to gather it this year ... then, perhaps Morisiana. As to your task you should travel our whole continent to see the types in grand coll[ections] ... we have to cross the channel, all is benefit of science, railway companies, & hotel keepers", and supplying references for "Kerners two Polygala", 1 side 8vo., Headingley, 6th February with stub of conjugate blank

Bennett was lecturer in botany at Bedford College and St. Thomas' Hospital. He translated and edited Justus Sachs' 'Lehrbuch der Botanik', 1875, and collaborated on 'Handbook of Cryptogamic Botany', 1889.

Item Date:  1877

Stock No:  13886      £30

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