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Reference numberCB/1/1/142
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.59
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden
Date20 February 1815
DescriptionHas received his parcel and distributed its contents. Is sending a copy of the Edinburgh Medical Journal with details of a case of "engrafting half a finger on the other half" and a print of the Indian method of [replacing?] lost noses; Mr Corpue successfully replaced the nose of an officer. Discusses purchase of Baron Moll's library by Baber and Konig.
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 321, 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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