Reference numberMM/6/71
TitleLetter from Joseph Banks, Revesby Abbey
Date20 October 1810
DescriptionThe letter concerns Matthew Flinders, naval officer and hydrographer. Whilst trying to return to the UK from Australia in 1803, Flinders was detained in Mauritius by the French governor General Decaen. He was not released until 1810.
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyLetter presented by Mrs FW Twort, December 1945
Related materialColour tiff, Richardiii/Images general Tiffs/Banks J, IM005980
Related records in the catalogueIM/005980
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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