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.
Pages from a letter book belonging to Sir Joseph Banks
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Brit.Emp.r.2
- Dates of Creation[ca. 1743-1820]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description4 pages
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society 1778-1820.
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Listed as no. 1 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1970).
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