Reference numberCB/1/1/95
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.22
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Revesby Abbey to Charles Blagden
Date20 October 1783
DescriptionThanks 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.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Related materialItem 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
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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