Reference numberCB/1/6/162
Alternative reference numberBLA.T.5
TitleLetter from Sir Benjamin Thompson, Vienna to Charles Blagden
Date2 December 1783
DescriptionDescribes his journey from Munich to Vienna. Describes Doctor Ingenhausen and gives news of Baron Borne. Also visited Professor Herman at Strasbourg. Has not yet been able to obtain"Wasser Nusse" for Sir Joseph Banks. Discusses possible war with Turks. Describes his plan to travel via Trieste, Venice, Padna, Innsbruck and Munich. Promises to write to Blagden. He is learning German. Asks Blagden to let him know of any new discoveries.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8287Thompson; Benjamin (1753 - 1814); Count Rumford; physicist1753 - 1814
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