I regret much that you are to leave Brittain without paying us in the North a visit. I can assure you, you wou’d have received much wellcome here. Everybody wou’d have had pleasure in showing you civilities.
The College of Physicians of Edinburgh is about publishing a new Edition of their Pharmacopaea.
May I beg the favour you will look over the inclosed list of simples and be kind enough to inform me of the Systematic names of such as have none subjoined and s[erve]d me right in in any of those to wh[ich] I have subjoined Systematic names where I have gone wrong.
It will ever give me sensible pleasure to cultivate your friendship being