Sir Joseph Banks letter

Scope and Content

Address: Soho Square, London. To Lord [?Sheffield]. In favour of a Corn Law. 'We ought, however, to consider that by purchasing foreign Corn, we ... hazard the horrors of Famine by becoming dependant [sic] on our natural enemies for our food ...'. The first paragraph appears to be in Sir Joseph's own hand and the remainder in that of an amanuensis or copyist.


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Catalogue of the manuscripts and autograph letters in the University Library at the central building of the University of London (1921). A copy is available in the Library's Special Collections Reading Room.