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Reference numberCB/1/1/112
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.38.a
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Charles Blagden to Sir Joseph Banks
Date2 February 1788
DescriptionDiscusses Secretaryship of the Royal Society and his wish to resign that office - discusses proposal for Secretary of books - discusses Royal Society ongoing business.
Includes draft of letter from Blagden to Mr Cavendish explaining why he wishes to resign as Secretary - hopes to avoid a rupture with Sir Joseph.
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 175, The Banks Letters, A Calendar of the manuscript correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks preserved in the British Museum... London, 1958.
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
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