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Series 16: Letters and plant lists received by Banks from Christopher Smith, 1795-1801

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Series 16: Letters and plant lists received by Banks from Christopher Smith, 1795-1801

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SAFE/Banks Papers/Series 16 (Safe 1/457)

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9qoQ04K1

Series 16: Letters and plant lists received by Banks from Christopher Smith, 1795-1801

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Series 16: Letters and plant lists received by Banks from Christopher Smith, 1795-1801

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Series 16: Letters and plant lists received by Banks from Christopher Smith, 1795-1801

Date

1795-1801

Call Numbers

SAFE/Banks Papers/Series 16 (Safe 1/457)

Record Identifier

9qoQ04K1
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22 documents

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Subjects:
Collectors and collecting - Botanical
Gardeners

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Series 16: Letters and plant lists received by Banks from Christopher Smith, 1795-1801

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Source

The documents in this series were previously located at ML A81 and ML A82. They are part of an accession of Banks papers purchased by the Public Library of New South Wales from Sotheby's, London, in May 1929.

It is now not possible to reconstruct Banks' original arrangement, the series has therefore been arranged chronologically.

Administrative / Biographical history

In May 1793, Christopher Smith, botanical gardener and collector, was recommended by Sir Joseph Banks to the position of gardener at the Honourable East India Company's botanical garden in Calcutta. Smith, not yet returned to England from the voyage under William Bligh on HM Ships Providence and Assistant, was appointed assistant to William Roxburg...

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SAFE/Banks Papers/Series 16 (Safe 1/457)

Record Identifier

9qoQ04K1

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1293101

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