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John Clayton Papers, 1747, 1765

Title
John Clayton Papers, 1747, 1765
ID
Mss. 39.2 C57
Extent
2.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Copies of letters written by John Clayton author of Latin text <i>Flora Virginica, exhibens plantas</i> (Lugduni Batavorum, 1762), to Carl von Linne [Carolus Linnaeus] concerning Linnaeus' published works, seeds, <i>Gmelin's Flora Siberica</i>, and Clayton's election to the Swedish Royal Academy of Science; and to [John] Bartram concerning seeds, and a trip by Bartram to Florida.
Creators
Clayton, John (1686-1773)
Bartram, John (1699-1777)
Linnaeus, Carl von (1707-1778)
Subjects
History of science--Colonial period
Naturalists--Sweden
Naturalists--United States
Genres
Photostats
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Other Formats
Negative photostats Philadelphia, Pa.: Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 25 cm.
Related Materials
English translation of letter to Linnaeus in Edmund Berkeley and Dorothy Smith Berkeley, <i>John Clayton, Pioneer of American Botany</i> (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1963), pp. 105-106. Letter to Linnaeus published in <i>William and Mary Quarterly</i>, Ser. 2, Vol. IV, pp. 246-248. Letter to Bartram published in <i>William and Mary Quarterly</i>, Ser. 2, Vol. VI, p. 325.
Related Publications
See Edmund and Dorthy Berkeley, <i>John Clayton: Pioneer of American Botany</i> (Chapel Hill: U of NC, 1963).
Preferred Citation
Clayton Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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