Reference numberCB/1/1/141
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.58
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden
Date14 February 1815
DescriptionDiscusses parcel of papers he is sending which contains the Transactions for 1811, which are missing from the Institut also sends copy of Young's paper on the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone and paper by Silvestre de Sacy. Baber and Koenig will be inspecting the Library of Baron Moll in Bonn and his collections of minerals which are for sale. Adanson's widow is offerig his Herbarium of 30 000 specimens for sale. Discusses arrival of M Jaumere? in Dover and customs duty - will send some sugar, finds it excellent in Tea.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 320, 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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