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915506
  • Title
    Series 01: Journal of an excursion to Chatham, Rochester, Sheerness and Sheppey, 21 [February] - 4 March 1767
  • Call number
    SAFE/Banks Papers/Series 01.01 (Safe 1 /457)
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    21 February - 4 March 1767
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    915506
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 document
  • Scope and Content
    On 21 February 1767 Joseph Banks set out from London on an excursion through the northern region of the county of Kent returning to London on 4 March. In the company of his relatives, Robert and Bridget Banks-Hodgkinson, he visited manufacturing, shipbuilding and industrial sites, viewed the natural history collections of acquaintances and witnessed a court marital.

    Subjects:
    Banks-Hodgkinson, Bridget (nee Williams), d. 1792
    Banks-Hodgkinson, Robert, 1722-1792
    Chatham (Kent, England)
    Courts-martial - England
    Manufacturing - England
    Natural history - England
    Rochester (Kent, England)
    Sheerness (Kent, England)
    Sheppey (Kent, England)
  • General note

    This journal was previously located at ML MSS 743/3. It was acquired for the Library from the London bookseller Francis Edwards in December 1946.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1290475
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