System of Medical Botany

Scope and Content

The manuscript has the original pagination pp.1-17 and the writing is on both the recto and the verso.

The contents are as follows: the Linnaean Artificial System, of the classes, and the division of orders (pp.1-6), arrangement of materia medica into the twenty four Linnaean classes for plants (pp.6-15), and the general rules for ascertaining the class, order, genera, & species explained according to the Linnaean System (pp.16-17).

It is not clear where these notes originate from, whether they were part of a lecture series attended by Lomas, his own private notes, or extracts taken from a published source.