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Manners, Robert, 1758-1782


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 presumably to Joseph Nollekens., 1782

 Item — Box: 2-76
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents: Giving him prior information about a motion due to be voted on by the House of Commons commissioning a monument to be erected in Westminster Abbey in honor of Lord Roberts Manners "who fell in the late engagement in Dominica".
Dates: 1782