Reference numberCB/1/1/75
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.3
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks to Charles Blagden at Mrs Nelmes, St James Churchyard, Bristol
Date21 August 1773
DescriptionLetter borne by two Swedish gentlemen (Mr Rappe and Mr Jacobson) - asks Blagden to direct their sightseeing and travels to Wales - has arrived safely.
With accompanying letter from Daniel Solander: asks Blagden to direct his friends to Monmouth and Brecknockshire and describes their interests in minerals and husbandry - gives news of Mr Ellis and his eyes - describes opening of a Mummy the other day at J Hunter's.
Extent1 sheet
Physical descriptionThe letter has been damaged and repaired - part of the text is missing.
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 2, 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
NA2944Solander; Daniel Charles (? 1733 - 1782)? 1733 - 1782
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