Reference numberCB/1/1/84
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.11
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square to Charles Blagden, Physician to the Army, Plymouth Dock
Date9 November 1782
DescriptionSociety meetings began on Thursday - comments on Herschel's paper dedicating his new planet [Uranus] to the king, Georgium Sidus- Herschel was thanked by the Astronomer [Royal] - discusses letter from De Lalande - discusses animals on the moon. Herschel's paper 'On the Diameter and Magnitude of the Georgium Sidus; with a Description of the dark and lucid Disk and Periphery Micrometers ' by William Herschel read 7 November 1782
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 48, The Banks Letters, A Calendar of the manuscript correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks preserved in the British Museum... London, 1958.
Paper by William Herschel read 7 November 1782 published in 'Philosophical Transactions' 1783 Volume 73 part 1, pp 4-14
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
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