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Henry Stephen Fox


Diplomat. Minister plenipotentiary to Buenos Aires, 1831–2; Rio de Janeiro, 1833–6; Washington, D.C., 1836–44. Uncle of Charles James Fox Bunbury. Formed a herbarium at Rio de Janeiro.


R. Desmond 1977, DNB.


Desmond, Ray. 1977. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists, including plant collectors and botanical artists. 3d ed. London: Taylor and Francis.

DNB: Dictionary of national biography. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. 63 vols. and 2 supplements (6 vols.). London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1912. Dictionary of national biography 1912–90. Edited by H. W. C. Davis et al. 9 vols. London: Oxford University Press. 1927–96.