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.
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Negative photostats Philadelphia, Pa.: Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 25 cm.
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.
See Edmund and Dorthy Berkeley, <i>John Clayton: Pioneer of American Botany</i> (Chapel Hill: U of NC, 1963).
Clayton Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.