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File MCC - McCoig, Malcolm, Principal Gardener at RBGE (1782-89)
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GB235 MCC

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McCoig, Malcolm, Principal Gardener at RBGE (1782-89)

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  • 1782 - 1789 (Creation)

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Minimal; ephemera, File containing 3 documents

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McCoig, Malcolm

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1. Five page, Autograph document: Copy of Testament Dative & Inventory of the goods and gear of the late Malcolm McCoig, gardener at the Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, dated 1st April 1789
2. One page, Autograph document: Letter from Henry Paton (Genealogist) to Prof. Balfour, dated 7 March 1908, re: the Testament of Malcolm McCoig – to clarify a name referenced in the document (possibly Ludovick Gerardi)
3. Printed book extract referring to a proposal to publish a “Flora Edinburgensis” by Malcolm McCoig c.1811

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File in "Mc." box in main index.

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