Reference numberCB/1/1/136
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.53
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden, Paris
Date25 November 1814
DescriptionReports on meetings of Royal Society - has retained Blagden's name in the Council - discusses printing press, kale seed, Philosophical Magazine, Kelly's candidature for Fellowship, encyclopedia - thanks him for the hundred bottles, gives other news of acquaintances - Dr Young thinks he has discovered the signification of the hieroglypics on the Rosetta Stone - discusses N S Wales, British Museum.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 314, 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
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
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