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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms dk-02206
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  226 x 187mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  København
Date:  1791-11-01
Short summary:  The addressee has been elected member of the Royal Icelandic Society of Sciences. - Asking questions on land tenure, leases and deeds, whether rents be paid in kind, the raising of soldiers and on the powers of corporations and guilds to exclude other than members from working. - Danish ministers about to abolish guild regulations.
Person:  Thorkelin, Grímur Jónsson, 1752 (Bæ í Hrútafirði)-1829 (København), Archivist, author
Person:  Erskine, David Steuart, 11th earl of Buchan, 1742 (Edinburgh)-1829 (Dryburgh), addressee
Person:  Bernstorff, Andreas Peter, 1735 (Hannover)-1797 (København), Foreign secretary, person referred to
Person:  Reventlow, Christian Ditlev Frederik, lensgreve, 1748 (København)-1827 (Christianssæde), Prime minister, person referred to
Person:  Fredrik VI, king of Denmark, 1768 (Christiansborg)-1839 (Amalienborg), person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Konungliga Íslenzka Lærdóms-Lista Félag (Society)
COMMENTS
Comments:  The Society (Konungliga ...) seems to have merged with Hið Íslenska Bókmenntafélag in 1818.
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