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Milne, William Grant (d 1866) Botanist

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Surname: Milne
Forenames: William Grant
Gender: Male
Date: -1866
History: A gardener at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh; appointed Botanist on the 'Herald' Expedition to Fiji, 1852-1856. He also collected plants in West Africa, 1862-1866. He died in Creek Town, Old Calabar on 3 May 1866.
References: Royal Botancal Gardens, Kew, records (RM 11); NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276124 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P132097 )
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  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1852-1860: William Grant Milne.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
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1852-59: corresp
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980

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