Reclamation of land
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on bringing wild, waste, or marshy land into a condition for cultivation or other use. Works on the removal of trees and bushes from land are entered under Clearing of land.
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Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...