Franklin, Benjamin 1706-90 : Letter to Bishop Shipley

19, 29 Aug 1871
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790Shipley, Jonathan (Bishop), 1714-1788; Banks, Joseph (Sir), 1743-1820; Solander, Daniel Charles, 1736-1782; Dalrymple, Alexander, 1736-1808; Mason, William Smith, 1866-1961

Comprises (1) Franklin's letter to Shipley giving particulars of the natives of Tahiti, Australia and New Zealand, which Franklin obtained from Banks and Solander; and (2) `Plan for benefiting distant unprovided countries' by Franklin and Alexander Dalrymple which was published in Dodsley's `Annual register' (1779) and A H Smyth's edition of Franklin's writings. Volume also has note re William Smith Mason, collector, with photograph of his house in Evanston, Chicago, and two leaves, possibly of examination questions, on John Savage's voyage, Dalrymple's scheme, and Abel Tasman's voyage, belonging to Clyde Taylor.

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Quantity: 1 volume(s) (9 leaves). 0.01 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Holograph (photocopy) and typescript (28 cm, green cloth)

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1 volume(s) (9 leaves), 0.01 Linear Metres, Business correspondence, Reports, Manuscripts, Photocopies, Typescripts, Holograph (photocopy) and typescript (28 cm, green cloth)
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