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Harcourt, Edward, 1757-1847


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Sir Joseph Banks papers

Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Dates: 1763-1830

Letter: Bishopthorpe, York., 1838 August 31

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 75
Call Number: MSS 4
Scope and Contents: Reporting that the pieces of chintz he received did not match the fabric he already had, but that he will use it anyway to cover the backs of some furniture.
Dates: 1838 August 31