|Alternative reference number||BLA.B.22|
|Title||Letter from Sir Joseph Banks, Revesby Abbey to Charles Blagden|
|Date||20 October 1783|
|Description||Thanks him for his letter and that of Danet's which amused him with its praise of Montgolfier - discusses Royal Society publications and problems with the Astronomer Royal - has ordered some Toad stone - has no telescope with him so will be unable to observe phenomenon of Algol.|
Mathematical calculations on reverse.
|Related material||Item 82, 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
|NA8116||Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist||1744 - 1820|