|Creator:||Tatham, William, 1752-1819|
|Title:||William Tatham notebook|
|Quantity:||0.06 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 325 to MS 327)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of a notebook containing "an introductory and recommendatory address" by William Tatham to the head of the M.C. Majesty's botanic garden in Madrid, Spain, while Tatham was visiting Spain in 1796. The address primarily contains descriptions of various gardens in the United States, particularly in the Southern States. The appendix of the notebook contains a list of indigenous plants in the United States and East and West Florida; notes on experiments in watering plants; the medicinal uses of Verbena; and the production of sugar from sugar maples. The notebook also contains some watercolor illustrations.|
William Tatham (1752-1819), engineer, lawyer, born in England came to America and lived in Virginia and North Carolina.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
William Tatham notebook, MS 325. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.