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Letter

David (b. Moir) Moore

1808–79

Scottish-born gardener and botanist. Apprentice on the estate of the earl of Camperdown, Scotland. Foreman, Trinity College Garden, Dublin, 1828–34. Botanist to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland, 1834–8. Curator, and later director, Botanic Garden, Glasnevin, 1838–79. Specialist in mosses and liverworts. PhD, Zurich, 1863.

Sources

R. Desmond 1994

ODNB