Record

Reference numberCB/1/1/175
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.92
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks to Charles Blagden
Date[6 August 1806]
DescriptionHas seen John King, who has sent a letter to him at Spring Grove thankfully receiving Blagden's acceptance of the office proposed to him. [Committee appointed to report to government on submarine warfare as proposed by Robert Fulton]. Is not to be put to any expense, will bring letter to town for him.
Extent1 sheet
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 305, The Banks Letters, A Calendar of the manuscript correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks preserved in the British Museum... London, 1958.
See also BLA.B.106
Related records in the catalogueCB/1/1/189
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView