Reference numberCB/1/6/145
Alternative reference numberBLA.S.53
TitleLetter from Daniel Solander, London to Charles Blagden
Date23 July 1780
DescriptionDiscusses Cookworthy and the "dying expedition". Says that since the rioting time the British Museum has been "a compleat garrison" - describes the soldiers camp in the grounds of the Museum. He guesses they will stay another fortnight. Praises the officers and the lack of damage to the gardens. Banks has been busy preparing for Miss Hugessens marriage to Mr Knatchbull. Renews his application to Blagden and asks him to write to his friend in America [about Mr Ingrin].
Extent2 sheets
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2944Solander; Daniel Charles (? 1733 - 1782)? 1733 - 1782
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