Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (1781-1826), colonial administrator, naturalist

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Miscellany: Australasia, Indonesia and the Pacific, 18th-20th centuries
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2 autograph letters, signed, comprising one concerning the plants of Java (no. 48) and one written at Bencoolen (Bengkulu, Sumatra) to Nathaniel Wallich F.R.S. (1786-1854), Danish surgeon and botanist, superintendant of the Calcutta Botanic Gardens, concerning the death of Captain Salmond (no. 49).



Physical description

2 items

Related material

At Wellcome Collection: Another letter from Raffles to Wallich is held as MS. 7453/4; for other material relating to Wallich, see also items 31-32 in this collection plus MSS. 7425/4, 7545/49, 7559/13, 7578/3, 7715/1 and 7805, while for other items mentioning Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles see item 53 in this collection and MSS.7453/4 and 8072/19.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

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