Record

Reference numberCB/1/1/137
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.54
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden, Paris
Date5 December 1814
DescriptionThanks him for letter and for answering bullion questions - discusses printing press, a coal wagon drawn by a steam engine at Leeds and other news from London - discusses Dr Young and Egyptian hieroglyphics.
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 315, The Banks Letters, A Calendar of the manuscript correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks preserved in the British Museum... London, 1958.
For enclosure see BLA.B.105
Related records in the catalogueCB/1/1/188
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
NA7947Young; Thomas (1773 - 1829); physician, physicist and Egyptologist1773 - 1829
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