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Nopalry Botanic Gardens; cochineal insects

(2969-73) Letter from James Anderson to Government of Madras, 20 Oct 1789, quoting Hugh Hunter’s account of cochineal insects transported from Barbados to Bristol in 1760 by being attached to living plants. Requests that Court of Directors in London be informed of this method of transportation. (2973-78) Letter from James Anderson to Andrew Berry, 10 Aug 1879, advising on care of plants brought fr…