|Alternative reference number||BLA.B.38.a|
|Title||Letter from Charles Blagden to Sir Joseph Banks|
|Date||2 February 1788|
|Description||Discusses 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.
|Related material||Item 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
|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist||1744 - 1820|