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Hosea Waterer (Firm)

Hosea Waterer (Firm)

Hosea Waterer, based in Philadelphia, PA, was an importer of seeds, bulbs and plants and offered garden supplies such as fertilizers, insecticides and garden tools to customers. Beatrix Farrand purchased 2 indian fire pumps from the company and had them shipped to James Bryce for use in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. in 1942.

 

References:

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, C2:Waterer 1942.01.31, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C