Reference numberCB/1/4/61
Alternative reference numberBLA.G.24
TitleLetter from G Gilpin, Somerset Place to Charles Blagden, Brighton
Date22 October 1808
DescriptionConcerning reports in the newspapers of a comet which in his opinion is a large bright nebula in Andromeda. Sends a sketch of the large nebulae of Andromeda and some bright stars in order to help Blagden find the so called comet. Has no news of Sir Joseph Banks.
With pencil sketch of nebulae.
Extent2 sheets
Access statusOpen
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