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Humphry Marshall papers, USDA History Collection


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Papers of Humphry Marshall (1722-1801), fromSeries X, Historical Manuscripts. Click on thumbnail for larger image.

The text pages are from William Darlington's book, Memorials of John Bartram and Humphry Marshall, and provide transcriptions of some of Marshall's letters.

Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, April 5, 1786
Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, April 5, 1786
Darlington's Memorials, p. 559
Darlington's Memorials, p. 560
Darlington's Memorials, p. 561, Marshall's reply, November 14, 1786


Sir Joseph Banks to Humphry Marshall, April 5, 1786. Discusses the growing of the ginseng root.

Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, February 6, 1788
Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, February 6, 1788
Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, February 6, 1788

Sir Joseph Banks to Humphry Marshall, February 6, 1788, an order for plants for "Kew Garden, his Majesties [sic] Botanic Institution." In two pieces; top of letter is torn off with the back leaf missing.

Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, May 6, 1789
Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, May 6, 1789
Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, May 6, 1789
Darlington's Memorials, p. 562

Sir Joseph Banks to Humphry Marshall, May 6, 1789, acknowledging the receipt of a box of plants and placing a request for some more for his Majesty's garden.

Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, April 3, 1790
Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, April 3, 1790
Sir Joseph Banks to Marshall, April 3, 1790
Darlington's Memorials, p. 563


Sir Joseph Banks to Humphry Marshall, April 3, 1790, acknowledging receipt of plants and an order for more.

Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, March 2, 1791
Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, March 2, 1791
Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, March 2, 1791
Darlington's Memorials, p. 564


Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, March 2, 1791, acknowledging receipt of order and the placement of another.

Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, 1792
Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, 1792
Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, 1792


Sir Joseph Banks to Moses Marshall, 1792, acknowledging receipt of order and the placement of another.

Sir Joseph Banks to Mr. Marshall, August 28, 1793
Darlington's Memorials, p. 565


Sir Joseph Banks to Mr. Marshall, August 28, 1793, introducing to Marshall a German friend, the Baron Itzenplitz.



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