Sir Joseph Banks to Lady Anna Maria Jones (1)

Scope and Content

The letter concerns a book wrongly donated to the Royal Society by Lady Jones' that belongs to the Reverend [Boulter] and asking that the gentleman would claim it from the Royal Society apartments.

Sir Joseph Banks writes that he does not consider that Mr [Wilkins] needs any assistance but if Major [Barclay] wishes to ask directly then Mr Wilkins can accept or decline as he wishes.

The final paragraph of the letter reports to Lady Jones how well her donation was received at the Royal Society.