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Pages from a letter book belonging to Sir Joseph Banks

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MSS.Brit.Emp.r.2

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Four pages in the hand of Sir J. Banks, from a letter-book, giving his 'Opinions on the subject of the slave trade'. Unsigned. Incomplete.

Dates

  • [ca. 1743-1820]

Extent

4 pages

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Brit.Emp.r.2].
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Shelfmark:

MSS.Brit.Emp.r.2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 588

Biographical / Historical

Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society 1778-1820.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1970).
Title
Pages from a letter book belonging to Sir Joseph Banks
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom