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Oceania (continent)

Subject Source: Local sources

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Notes on the Australian blue gum tree, 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/4
Scope and Contents

'Notes on the eucalyptus globulus or Australian blue gum tree', 8 pages. There is a covering letter from William Bell to C.W. Eddy, Secretary of the Royal Colonial Institute, dated 9 June (no year), 1 page; an undated letter to Eddy from a colleague (the signature is illegible) who had read Bell's manuscript, 2 pages; and a press cutting commenting on the eucalyptus. The latest date referred to in the text in 1872. As Mr Eddy died in October 1874, the paper must date from 1873 or 1874.

Dates: 1873
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