Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Photograph of cattle dipping using Cooper's Cattle Dip in South America in the early 20th century.
Grant of 60 acres of land in Poyais given by Gregor MacGregor. The document is signed by MacGregor himself, as well as Hugart Sempill, William M. Peacock, A. Hillary and a fourth person. 'Poyais' was a fictional Central American territory that MacGregor, a Scottish soldier and confidence trickster, claimed to rule as 'Cazique' (leader). Many lost their savings by investing in spurious 'Poyaisian' government bonds and land certificates. The text is in English, with a translation in French.
Illustration of a Quinoa plant, the common name for Chenopodium quinoa found in South America.
Illustration of a Quiona plant, the common name for Chenopodium quinoa found in South America.
Table from Weddel's Circular showing the various ports in the United Kingdom that received imported meat from Australia, New Zealand and South America in 1908.
Table Showing the Total Number of Carcasses of Frozen Mutton and Lamb and Quarters of Beef, 1870s-1930s
Table showing the total number of carcasses of frozen mutton and lamb and quarters of beef imported monthly into the United Kingdom during 1908 from Australia, New Zealand and South America.