Reference numberCB/1/1/166
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.83
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden
Date16 November 1819
DescriptionSends Roseberry strawberries for Countess Rumford and Madame Berthollet, they grow in his hothouse. Next parcel will include White's experiments. Royal Society election approaches, "I almost feel uneasy at again offering myself a candidate this will if I am again elected it will be the 42nd time. Enough to satisfy the ambitions of any man". Gerard has arrived bearing a letter from Delambre, he will be given every civility in his object to study gas lights.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 348, 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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