Reference numberCB/1/4/164
Alternative reference numberBLA.H.52
TitleLetter from Baron Alexander von Humboldt, Paris to Charles Blagden, Royal Society, London
Date12 November 1813
DescriptionBerthollet has shown him a passage from Blagden's letter to him, thanks Blagden for remembering him and his young friend. Discusses the publication of his writings on his travels. Relates arrangements for publication of English edition. Gives news of Madame Gautier. Gives an account of visit of Humphry Davy and his wife to Arcueil.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7984Humboldt; Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von (1769 - 1859); naturalist and traveller1769 - 1859
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