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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01577
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  227 x 185mm
Extent:  6 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-5b
Language:  English
Place:  Bananas
Date:  1773-04-12
Short summary:  Relation on the conditions under which the author lives in the tropics, his collecting of specimens, his distress and difficulties; all he now wishes for is money, boats and assistance to make great additions to the Museums of Europe; arrival of the addressee's secretary to the author and comments on his stay there
Person:  Smeathman, Henry, -1786, Naturalist, Entomologist, author
Person:  Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743 (London)-1820 (London), Explorer, Philosopher, Botanist, Natural scientist, addressee
Person:  Berlin, Andreas, 1746-1773, Botanist, person referred to
Person:  Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778, Physician, Naturalist, Botanist, Zoologist, person referred to
Person:  Solander, Daniel, 1735-1782, Botanist, person referred to
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