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ALS, [London?] to [Peter] Collinson. 1736 August 17

Author: Hans Sloane, Sir; Peter Collinson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Sloane sends Collinson a sample of an edible plant, arum minus nympheae foliis, collected in Jamaica, which is sweeter than a yam. Extensive notes in what is very possibly Collinson's hand detail the characteristics of this plant and go on to describe Sloane's bird menagerie.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Sloane, Sir; Peter Collinson
OCLC Number: 29425956
Description: 1 item (2 p.) ; 23 cm.

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Sloane sends Collinson a sample of an edible plant, arum minus nympheae foliis, collected in Jamaica, which is sweeter than a yam. Extensive notes in what is very possibly Collinson's hand detail the characteristics of this plant and go on to describe Sloane's bird menagerie.

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