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Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 62
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [Anniversary meeting of the society. Reports show an increase of 245 members, an addition of 100 volumes to the library and 7000 new plants to the society`s collection. Resignation of Sir James McGrigor as president. Election of council and officers. Address of the president, Earl Stanhope. Presentation of medals. Dr John Hancock receives the gold medal for his work on the Angostura bark-tree and the Vandellia diffusa. Professor Fresco Caldi receives the silver medal. Earl Stanhope reaffirms the objects of the society, calling for more research into indigenous plants as a substitute for expensive imported drugs]
Person: MACGRIGOR, Sir James   STANHOPE, Earl   SMITH, Sir James Edward   THUNBERG, John Peter   BOSE (late of Paris)   CHORIS   HANCOCK, Dr. John   CALDI, Prof. Fresco   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   Linnaean Society   Geographical Society, Paris   
Speech, 16/1/29
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