Correspondence with Lady Anna Maria Jones

Scope and Content

This consists of two sets of two letters. There are two letters from Joseph Banks, to Lady Anna Maria Jones concerning books donated by Lady Jones.These are from 1797

The other two letters are from John Shore, Lord Teignmouth, one to Lady Anna Maria Jones and one to 'Dear Sir' both expressing concern regarding Lady Jones' health, dated, 1829

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

It is unknown how the Joseph Banks' letters came into the collection. A typed list within the Collections suggests the letters from Lord Teignmouth were included with the Sales Catalogue of William Jones' Library, given to the Royal Asiatic Society by Mrs Chambers in 1955. The Council Minutes for 8th December, 1955 record "Letter of thanks to be sent to Mrs. Irene Chambers for a Catalogue of Sir W. Jones' Library"

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