A Catalogue of Plants in the Botanic Garden, at Liverpool

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1808 - 298 pages
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Page iii - The land is held by a renewable lease, under the Corporation of Liverpool; who, with the same distinguished liberality and generosity...
Page iv - ... ornament of the town, have made a free grant to the Proprietors of the reversionary interest of the garden and buildings, " so long as the same shall remain appropriated to the purposes of the present institution." The disposition of the garden was suggested by William Roscoe, Esq. to whose zeal and active exertion in the dissemination of science, the encouragement of the fine arts, the general improvement of the mind, and cultivation of those talents which give dignity to character and happiness...

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