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Letter from James Backhouse to Dr GF Story, York 31 June 1845

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Backhouse, James (1845) Letter from James Backhouse to Dr GF Story, York 31 June 1845. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A letter from James Backhouse to Dr GF Story, York 31 June 1845. Backhouse acknowledges his receipt of a case of plants sent from Tasmania, but writes that nearly all these plants were dead on arrival. He describes other letters from Tasmanian friends, as well as a 'religious visit'. From Cotton Family Papers C7/68

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Keywords: Dr George Fordyce Story, James Backhouse, 1845, letters, correspondence, botanical specimens, Tasmanian flora, plants, collections, York, Tasmania, Tas, case of plants, transporting specimens, botany, science, natural history
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Collections: Quaker Collection
Dr GF Story Collection
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Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2014 01:21
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 05:02
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