<h3>[email protected] Sheet Documenting Help</h3>
This help page is based on specimen <a href="http://herbariaunited.org/specimen/362632/">362632</a> originally described as just 'Mentha'.<br>
Collected from his garden by Charles Bailey, it passed via the Botanical Exchange Club of The British Isles to Allan Octavian Hume.<br>
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Labels from the sheet and a detail of the image.
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Original Taxon not giving the detail shown on the labels.
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Changing the Taxon by beginning to type 'gentilis' generates a drop-down list including the Taxon shown on the lables.
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New full Taxon.
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Finding the collector, again starting to type 'Bailey' generates a drop-down list including the 'Mr Charles Bailey'.
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Collector completed.
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If more information is required about the collector clicking next to the collector name will give a link to the Collector Page.
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Date - note format and beware two-digit dates which may be 1800s or 1900s.
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Find the Herbaria - two in this case. Clicking in the box generates a drop-down list with A. O. Hume at the top.
Botanical Exchange Club of The British Isles requires some typing.
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Herbaria completed.
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Find the site. Possibilities are Ashfield (a house name, unlikely to be in the Gazetteer), Whalley Range (specific), or Manchester
(less specific). Starting to type 'Whalley' has positive results.
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Complete the site by ticking 'cultivated' and adding <i>verbatim</i> detail 'in the garden of Ashfield, Whalley Range, Manchester'
plus the comment '[that of Charles Bailey]' -  the square brackets used here to indicate an addition NOT present on the label
(<a href="#garden">see below</a>).
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Add a note using information from the left-hand label.
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Add fruits/flowers status. The left-hand label gives us a clear clue here.
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Fruits/flowers status complete.
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Although not strictly a collectors number that given to the sheet by A. O. Hume is
a reliable feature which can be recorded.
The completed record:<br>
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<h3>Charles Bailey's Garden</h3>

<tr><td width=500 align="justify">The 'MEMOIRS AND PROCEEDINGS THE MANCHESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, Volume XLV. (1900-1901), record an <a href="http://www.archive.org/stream/memoirsandproce20socigoog/memoirsandproce20socigoog_djvu.txt">
Ordinary Meeting</a> in March 1901 of the Microscopical and Natural History Section with Charles Bailey in the chair, at which:<br>
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<i>"Mr Charles Bailey brought a series of examples of a somewhat rare mint, which he had had in cultivation for many years in his garden at Ashfield, Whalley Range, and which Dr.
John Briquet, of Geneva, had recently identified as Mentha gentilis, L., var. Hachenbruchii, Briq."</i>

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