Reference numberCB/1/1/81
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.8.A
TitleDraft of a letter from Charles Blagden, Plymouth Dock to Sir Joseph Banks
Date19 July 1782
DescriptionDiscusses Mr Price and his alchemical operations and Mr Kirwan's involvement - discusses Moyse's lectures (itinerant philosopher) - discusses Franklin and lightning conductors - describes his idea to get apartments in Somerset Place next to the Royal Society in order to use the library, willing to work there - dicusses parcel of papers he sent for Asp or Lindegren - asks if Maty was appointed by Lord Stormont's interest.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialFinal version: Item 40 (Ref: DTC.2.160-162 ), 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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