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Reference numberMM/6/19
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square, to Sir George Thomas Staunton
Date12 April 1805
DescriptionRequesting Staunton's protection and assistance for the botanist William Kerr who has been sent to China by the King's command to collect plants for Kew Gardens; he has instructions to enquire particularly into the agricultural methods of China, especially the economical method of manuring there.
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
CopiesColour tiff
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
NA2239Staunton; Sir; George Thomas (1781 - 1859)1781 - 1859
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