Aiton, William Townsend, 1766-1849

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1793-1841 Botanist, royal gardens at Kew.

Epithet: botanist

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referencedIn vol. III., ff. 483, 1826-1858.includes:ff. 1, 25, 53 Adolphe Théophile Brongniart: Letters to R. Brown: 1824, 1826, 1828.: Fr. f. 6 Samuel Nicolaus Casström, KPS; Councillor of Commerce at Stockholm: Letters to R. Brown: 1821-1826. f. 7 William Elf..., 1826-1858 British Library
referencedIn FLAXMAN PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 519). Letters to (a) John Flaxman, [1783]-1826 and (f. 271) n.d. f. 3 ;-(b) Ann Flaxman, 1780-1820 and (f. 500) n.d. f. 340.includes:f. 1 Daniel Flaxman: Letter to his brother J. Flaxman, senior, on the latter's second m..., 1780-1826 British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL letters addressed chiefly to Aylmer Bourke Lambert, author of "A Description of the Genus Pinus," 1803, etc., by men of science and others; 1757-1808. The names of the writers will appear in the Index. Paper. At f. 1 is a note of purchase in..., 1757-1842 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV. (ff. 329). 9 Jan. 1795-20 Dec. 1801. Included are:-Copy of the will of John Sibthorp, M.D., Regius Professor of Botany at Oxford, 12 Jan. 1796. f. 49;-Account of an earthquake at Nottingham in Nov. 1795. f. 20.includes:f. 1 John Murray: Lett... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI. (ff. 373). 20 May, 1810-2 Jan. 1821, and undated letters.includes:ff. 1, 92, 94 Sir George Steuart Mackenzie, 7th Baronet of Coul; FRS: Letters to Sir J. Banks: 1810, 1815. ff. 3, 4 Alexander W-Court: Letter to Sir J. Banks: 1810. ff. 7, ... British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS, viz.:-A. Declaration by Ferdinand, Cardinal Infante of Spain, as Governor of the Netherlands, of friendship and neutrality to French sympathisers; 5 July 1636. French. Copy. ff. 1-2. B. Letter from John, 2nd Duke of..., 17th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. V. (ff. 303). 11 Feb. 1802-16 Dec. 1809. Included are letters from Christopher Towill on his invention of a lifeboat; Teignmouth, 22 June, 26 Sept. 1805. With plans. ff. 208-220.includes:f. 3 General Charles Vallancey, antiquary: Letters to Sir ... British Library
referencedIn Cunningham, Allan, 1791-1839. Papers [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Miscellaneous letters on natural history, including letters from William Townsend Aiton (1766-1849), botanist, Kew Gardens, and Horatio William Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (1813-94) acknowledging the receipt of seeds from India., 1815-1847 British Library
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associatedWith Cunningham, Allan, 1791-1839. person
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Dublin, Ireland
Seal, Surrey
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
India, Asia
Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom
Tongham, Surrey


Birth 1766-02-02

Death 1849-10-09





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