A Bertrand letter

Scope and Content

Address: London. [To John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield.] 'L'intérêt que vous prenez au robinia pseudoacacia [i.e. black locust] m'engage de vous en faire le tableau à ma manière, j'espère, qu'il vous sera agréable … J'ai l'honneur de joindre ici une petite brochure de ma composition …'
Autograph, with signature.


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This document is inserted in A Bertrand 'Questions sur l'agriculture et l'économie rurale' (1792) (presentation copy to Lord Sheffield) - Library classmark [G.L.] 1792. To request the document, please place an order for the volume, specifying that you wish to see the autograph letter AL268.

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Related Material

Further material relating to the 1st Earl of Sheffield is held in the archives at Senate House Library, see references: MS124, MS 126, MS132, MS139, MS423, MS869, MS942 and MS984; AL55, AL60, AL115, AL116, AL120, AL121, AL144, AL145, AL227, AL277 and AL346