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William Tatham notebook

William Tatham notebook

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Tatham notebook
Creator: Tatham, William, 1752-1819
Inclusive Dates: 1796
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 notebook)
Collection Number: ms325
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a notebook of William Tatham dated 1796. The notebook contains "an introductory and recommendatory address" by Tatham to the head of the M.C. Majesty's Botanic Garden in Madrid, Spain. Tatham describes various gardens in the United States, particularly in the Southern States. The appendix contains a list of indigenous plants in the United States and East and West Florida; notes on experiments in watering plants; the medicinal uses of Verbena; and the production of sugar from sugar maples.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Tatham notebook, ms325, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Gardening -- United States.
Gardens, American.

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