Patron of every Thing which tends to the Advantage or Improvement of Your Country; and it is no small Happiness

, that after great - Expence and Study, I have an Opportunity of presenting a Gentleman of Your polite Taste with some new Discoveries, which will gain Time in raising Plantations, and fill our Gardens with Fruit at every Season of the Year; which, I hope, will afford You fome Amusement in Your leisure Minutes, especially since Your Genius has led You to purchase one of the finest Collections of Plants in the Kingdom.

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This, Sir, is Engagement enough for me to offer the following Sheets to Your Perusal, and that I the Honour of declaring to the World, that I am, with the greatest Respect,

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Your most obedient

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R. Bradley

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