Reference numberCB/1/1/80
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.8
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden, Physician to the Army at Plymouth
Date14 July 1782
DescriptionApologises for not writing sooner - thanks him for his thoughts on influenza, discusses it further - discusses Mr Price and his alchemical experiments - discusses Maty's appointment to the [British] museum - discusses how a house with a pointed conductor was struck with lightning in Tuesday's storm - discusses weather.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 38, 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
NA7253Price; James (1752 - 1783)1752 - 1783
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