Reference numberCB/1/1/145
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.62
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden
Date8 March 1815
DescriptionJomard has arrived safely and talks of taking casts of Egyptian hieroglyphics in fusible metal. Is sending letter with Mr Wilkin, the proprietor of one of the Rolling Printing Presses who is looking for a partner to set up a Press in Paris. Baron Moll's collection may be bought [by the British Museum] in preference to Dree's collection, cannot undertake to keep Adanson's collection separate.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 324, 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
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