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Nopalry Botanic Gardens

(3185-87) Letter from James Anderson to Government of Madras, 12 Nov 1789, requesting help in procuring young plants from Sumatra (camphor and benjamine) and China (the Toi chee, a varnish tree). (3188-95) Letter from James Anderson to Andrew Berry, 25 Oct 1789, re Berry’s success in extracting a dye from Brazil wood; also discusses potential of cultivating indigo, sugar cane, date tree, Areca nut…