Reference numberCB/1/1/78
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.6
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Revesby Abbey, near Horncastle to Charles Blagden, Physician to the Army at Plymouth - crossed out and changed to Gray's Inn
Date23 October 1780
DescriptionDid not write as had no news - thanks him for his account of lightning - hopes to see him in town on or before the first meeting of the Royal Society - discusses election and his duties as landlord - discusses Transactions.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 32, 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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