Letter [manuscript]. 1789.


Letter [manuscript]. 1789.

Letter written from Dartford to Thomas Pennant, 1789, discussing species of birds, plants and animals from Australia.

7 p. 23 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7068322

Libraries Australia

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Latham, John, 1740-1837

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000108 ...

Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798

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Natural historian, scientist, traveller and Fellow of the Royal Society in London, Pennant was acquainted with all the notable scientists of his time and was a close friend of Sir Joseph Banks. Pennant was a prolific writer and his publications include The British zoology (1766), A tour of Scotland, 1769 (1771), Arctic zoology (1784). Pennant incorporated information about Australian fauna in his books A history of quadrupeds (1781) and the fourth volume of Outlines of the globe (1798). ...