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Lightfoot, John (1735-1788) Naturalist

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Surname: Lightfoot
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1735-1788
Biography: ODNB link for Lightfoot, John (1735-1788) Naturalist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P150709 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P17457 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for John Lightfoot
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
notes and travel papers
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
2
papers
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
1777: Flora Scotica
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
4
1773: journal (copy)
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
5
annotated books
Oxford University: Sherardian Library of Plant Taxonomy
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
6
1766-77: letters (10) to Sir Joseph Banks
See information in published source
See WR Dawson, The Banks letters, 1958
7
1769-72: letters (16) to Duchess of Portland
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
8
corresp with Richard Pulteney
Linnean Society of London
NRA 9516
9
1777: letter to Dr Richard Pulteney rel to specimen of Arundo Epigeios
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

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