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Botanical Museums

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THE question of the future relations of the national herbarium at the British Museum to that at Kew is at present engaging the attention of the Royal Commission on Science. The minute of 24th July last shows that it will presently be dealt with by the Treasury. On the motion of Messrs. Bentham and Ball, at the recent meeting of the British Association at Brighton, the Committee of the Biological Section secured an instruction to the Council of the Association to take action in connection with this question in the interests of botanical science; and the question has been submitted to the readers of NATURE in an anonymous article on “Botanical Museums,” published on the 23rd March last year.

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