This Day in History: 1846-10-03

1846 October: Hawthornden farmer and botanist James Drummond Snr. had heard the British Government had granted him a £200 Honorarium the previous May for his contributions to botanical science.

Sources:
Western Australian almanack (Stirling and Sons), 1853, p.50.
Rica Erickson. The Drummonds of Hawthornden. Lamb Paterson, 1969, p.113.