Memorials Journal and Botanical Correspondence

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byCharles Cardale Babington

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... phlomdides. I then examined the shores of the Shoreham river, between the bridges, but did not find much. Oct. 6. Wet day. Examined the flowers of Cuscuta Europaea. Oct. 7, 8, 9. Continued wet weather. Oct. 12. To London by the Horsham road; it is very pretty the whole way, and passes through Dorking and Kingston-upon-Thames. Oct. 14. Went with Professor Don to Chelsea to hunt for the Cyperus fuscus; we did not find it on account of the rain and lateness of the season. It grows in a very shallow drain, coming up at right angles to the footpath from Walham Green to Pomona Terrace. Close to the bridge, on entering the field, we found Polygonum Braunii. Dined with Mr. Forster at Woodford. Oct. 15. Reached Cambridge. Oct. 17. Dined at Henslow's to meet Darwin, who was just returned from his voyage round the world. Oct. 18. Walked to Baitsbite and gathered Polygonum Braunii, and laxum, Lythrum Hyssopifolia, and Rumex maritimus. Oct. 20. Went with Power and Borrer to Dr. Jermyn's, and returned to Cambridge the next day. Nov. 9. Finished my paper upon the East Indian Polygona. Nov. 14. Went with Prickett to the Observatory and saw some of the spots on the sun. Nov. 19. This day Mr. Simeon was buried in King's College Chapel. He died last Sunday the 13th inst. Nov. 22. Dinner of the Philosophical Society at the "Eagle." Nov. 29. A tremendous gale of wind, four trees were destroyed in the College walks; it went off suddenly, and was then quite calm afterwards. Dec. 23. Went to R. M. Lingwood's, Highlands, near Uckfield, Sussex. Dec. 24. This morning the snow lay heavy upon the ground, and it continued most part of the next day 25th and 26th. It also snowed upon the 29th, 30th, 31st, and Jan. 1st. We were quite snowed up, and so I could not see...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... phlomdides. I then examined the shores of the Shoreham river, between the bridges, but did not find much. Oct....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.5 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217305474

ISBN - 13:9780217305471

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