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Nicholas Roberts MA, from St. Davids and ...

Latin Text:

NICHOLAUS ROBERTS Menevensis, A:M. Ú Collegio Jesu, HistoriŠ naturalis studiosus, rerumq; naturalium in solo Patrio indagator sagacissimus; ut MusŠum istud usq; locupletaret, Aves aliquot marinas plagis Septentrionalibus peculiares, Anatem sc. Arcticam Clusij; Lomwiam et Alcam Norvegiensium Hoieri; aliasque insuper nonnullas in Dimetiam migratorias; plurium spem faciens, Eidem beneficus addidit.


Nicholas Roberts MA, from St. Davids and of Jesus College, was deeply interested in Natural History and a keen student of the natural history of his own country. In order to add to the riches of the Museum, he kindly donated several sea-birds found only in the northern regions. These included an arctic duck of Clusius, and a ******? and a Norwegian auk of Hoier and several other migratory birds, which makes one hope that there may be more.

Location:Not listed in the 1836 catalogue. The present location of these objects is unknown.

Year:MDCLXXXIX (1689);  Page Number:12 (recto)

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