Ref NoMS/231a
TitleAnnotated copy of R. Pulteney's 'Sketches of the Progress of Botany', Vol. 1 - B.D. Jackson, S. Savage, R.H. Jeffers
AdminHistoryBenjamin Daydon Jackson (3 April 1846 – 12 October 1927) was a botanist and taxonomer.

Jackson was born in London on 3 April 1846 to Benjamin Daydon Jackson (c.1806-1855) and Elizabeth Gaze (b.c.1815). He worked as the Secretary of the Linnean Society from 1880. He also produced the 'Index Kewensis'. He died on 12 October 1927.
DescriptionAn interleaved copy of Richard Pulteney's 'Sketches of the Progress of Botany in England from its origin to the introduction of the Linnaean System', Vol. 1 (1790). Contains extensive annotations, supplementary notes, letters, and printed pieces added and inserted by Benjamin Daydon Jackson, Spencer Savage and Robert H. Jeffers. Includes a copy of a letter from Pulteney, dated 9 May 1790, [to J. Dryander] relating to the observations and comments which Dryander has offered on Pulteney's book.
Date1874 - c.1970
Extent1 of 2 bound volumes
Notes2 large black cloth bound volumes
AcquisitionPresented to the Linnean Society by S. Savage on 3 March 1960.
Creator NameJackson, Benjamin D. , Savage, Spencer and Jeffers, Robert H.
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