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Reference numberMS/821
LevelSubFonds
TitleAdditional papers of Charles Blagden
Date18th Century-19th Century
DescriptionPart of a miscellaneous collection of papers relating to the family assembled by James Fairhurst, a descendant of Blagden.

Consists of assorted letters, including letters from:
Louis Odier
A series of more than a dozen letters from Daniel de la Roche (a fellow student of medicine at Edinburgh and subsequently editor of the Chirurgie section of the 'Encyclopedie Methodique')
Thomas Curtis, including descriptions of visits to the surgeon
Antiquary William Barrett
Also a note from Joseph Banks.

One section of Blagden's diary is also present here comprising of 45 leaves (90 pages) of loose sheets for 1792-1794. There are brief daily notes on visits paid and people he has seen including Joseph Banks, Mr Boswell, Mr Gibbon, Dr Herschel, the Duchess of Devonshire, Mrs Garrick, and many others.

Letters and papers of John Blagden Hale, including notes on Matthew Hale; books and manuscripts in his possession as well as correspondence
Extent1 box
Access statusOpen
Related materialBlagden Papers, reference CB. Microfilm of papers and correspondence covering 1770-1820 (1100 items) held by Beinecke Library, Yale University Library USA, made in 2003 for and held by Royal Society
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8132Blagden; Sir; Charles (1748 - 1820); Knight Physician1748 - 1820
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