UPPSALA UNIVERSITET
Uppsala University Library
THE CATALOGUE
 
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-25:239
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  229 x 188mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Halle
Date:  1790-01-30
Short summary:  Has a cold affecting his eye. Travel literature. Vosmaer "a conceited & ignorant puppy". A promise of a prebend by the king. The political situation (mobilization, rumors of territorial changes in Europe, the threat from Prussia etc.). Family matters.
Person:  Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729 (Tczew)-1798 (Halle), Explorer, Naturalist, Philologist, author
Person:  Forster, Johann Georg Adam, 1754 (Morky Dwór)-1794 (Paris), Naturalist, addressee
Person:  Beeckman, Daniel, fl. 1715, Captain, person referred to
Person:  Camper, Peter, 1722-1789, Physician, Botanist, Zoologist, person referred to
Person:  Dixon, George, 1748? (Kirkoswald, Cumberland)-1795 (London), Naval officer, Fur trader, person referred to
Person:  Friedrich Wilhelm II, King of Prussia, 1744 (Berlin)-1797 (Potsdam), King, person referred to
Person:  Hemsterhuis, Franciscus, 1721? (Franeker)-1790 (s Gravenhage), Philosopher, Art historian, person referred to
Person:  La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup de, 1741 (Albi)-1788 (Vanikoro, Solomon Islands), Explorer, Naval officer, Seaman, Navigator, person referred to
Person:  Magellan, Jean Hyacinthe de, 1722 (Aveiro)-1790 (London), Natural philosopher, person referred to
Person:  Phillip, Arthur, 1738 (London)-1814 (Bath), Colonial governor, Naval officer, person referred to
Person:  Portlock, Nathaniel, 1747? (Greenwich, Kent)-1817 (Greenwich), Naval officer, Fur trader, person referred to
Person:  Tulp, Nicolaas, 1593-1674, Physician, Official, Mayor, person referred to
Person:  Vosmaer, Arnout, 1720-1799, Naturalist, person referred to
Person:  White, John, 1757?-1832, Surgeon, person referred to
Person:  Wöllner, Johann Christoph von, 1732 (Döberitz)-1800 (Gross-Rietz bei Beeskow), Theologian, person referred to
Person:  Clam-Martinic, Karl Joseph, Graf von und zu, 1760? (Linz)-1826, person referred to ?
Subject:  History, Natural history
IMAGES
View images:  /Waller_Ms_alb/25_239/f_001a.jpg /Waller_Ms_alb/25_239/f_001b.jpg /Waller_Ms_alb/25_239/f_002a.jpg /Waller_Ms_alb/25_239/f_002b.jpg

© 2002- Uppsala University Library  |  Waller's Manuscript Collection  |  How to Contact Us Upp