Reference numberCB/1/1/192
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.106c
TitleDraft of a letter from Blagden, London to Sir Joseph Banks
Date26 October 1810
DescriptionHeard of Dryander's death yesterday and condoles with Sir Joseph. Discusses a letter he has sent with extracts and also a letter from Berthollet that he has received respecting the Eau Medicinale. Quotes from Berthollet's letter on origin, usage and success of this medicine and on the sugar in grapes. The bearer of the letter assured Blagden that the Empress's pregnancy was certain. In a postscript notes that Captain Flinders and also Governor Bligh have arrived.
LanguageEnglish and French
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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