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Correspondence concerning Iceland : written to Sir Joseph Banks

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Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Correspondence concerning Iceland : written to Sir Joseph Banks
1772-1818

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Account of minerals sent from Iceland by A. Stephenson in 1772, pp. 1-2 ff.

Instructions sent by Sir J. Banks, 1772, to Capt. Phipps on his northern voyage, pp. 3-8a ff.

Observations made by Lord Mulgrave on a northern cruise, 1781, pp. 9-10 ff.

Catalogue of vermin and insects, pp. 11-20 ff.

Royal Proclamation ordering Iceland to be excluded from war with Denmark, pp. 21-22 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from A. Mathesius regarding the death of Dr. Solander's sister, May 26, 1807, pp. 23-24 ff.

Declaration by K. Isfiord regarding his ship's capture as a prize of war, Copenhagen, August 23, 1808 (trans. from Danish), pp. 25-26 ff.

Letter from Sir J. Banks to a count [Trampe] in Denmark regarding a certain J. Jorgensen whom the Danish government wanted extradited, pp. 27-29 ff.

Letter of thanks from O. Stephensen to Sir J. Banks, Aug. 10, 1809, pp. 30-31 ff.

Letter from M. Stephensen (Chief Justice of Iceland) to Sir J. Banks regarding Icelandic affairs, Aug. 25, 1809, pp. 32-38 ff.

Letter from L. Hottermann to Sir J. Banks regarding the wants of Iceland, Bergen, Nov. 6, 1809, pp. 39-40 ff.

Letter from Messers. Boulton and Barker to Lord Bathurst regarding import of corn, etc. into Norway, Nov. 23, 1809, pp. 41-44 ff.

Letter from Boulton and Barker to Sir J. Banks regarding Icelandic affairs, Dec. 5, 1809, pp. 45-46 ff.

Letter from J. Wulff to Sir J. Banks regarding provisions etc. for Iceland, Dec. 5, 1809, pp. 47-48 ff.

Memo by Sir J. Banks regarding J. Jorgensen's misdeeds, pp. 49 ff.

Letter from K. Isfiord to Sir J. Banks regarding the capture of an Icelandic agent by the French, Feb. 16, 1810, pp. 50-51 ff.

Letter from Rooke and Horneman to Sir J. Banks regarding K. Isfiord's losses, Feb. 10, 1810, pp. 52-53 ff.

Letter from Sir J. MacKenzie introducing K. Isfiord, Feb. 10, 1810, pp. 54-55 ff.

Synopsis of a book on British trade with Iceland, outline of regulations, pp. 56-58 ff.

Letter from B. Sivertsen to Sir J. Banks regarding translations, London, Nov. 25, 1809, pp. 59-60 ff.

Letter from O. Stephensen to Sir J. Banks regarding translations, Aug. 10, 1809, pp. 61-62 ff.

Letter from S. Phelps to Sir J. Banks regarding Iceland, Nov. 29, 1809, pp. 63-64 ff.

Memo by Sir J. Banks regarding J. Jorgensen and trade with Iceland, Mar. 30, 1810, pp. 65-66 ff.

Letter from K. Isfiord to Sir J. Banks, thanks, etc., Apr. 18, 1810, pp. 67-68 ff.

Letter from Henkel to Horneman regarding cod liver oil, etc., May 13, 1811, pp. 69-72 ff.

Letter from Sir J. Banks regarding misdemeanors of Englishmen in Iceland, pp. 73-74 ff.

Corbett and Co. to Sir J. Banks regarding K. Isfiord, Feb. 12, 1811, pp. 75-76 ff.

Letter from Clausen to Sir J. Banks regarding an Icelandic ship, pp. 77-78 ff.

Memo by Sir J. Banks regarding Greenland and the Davies Strait, pp. 79-80 ff.

Statement by the master of the Greenland ship Freden, pp. 81-82 ff.

Reventlow's thanks to Sir J. Banks on behalf of the king of Denmark, pp. 83-84 ff.

Sir J. Banks' reply to Reventlow, Aug. 22, 1812, pp. 85-86 ff.

Letter to Count Reventlow from Banks, pp. 88-89 ff.

Letter from Clausen to Sir J. Banks regarding ships to Iceland, etc., Sept. 10, 1812, pp. 90-91 ff.

Two letters from Latrobe to Sir J. Banks regarding supplies for Greenland and Sir J. Banks' reply, Sept. 4 and Sept. 17, 1812 and Sept. 27, pp. 92-96 ff.

List of ships cleared for Iceland in 1812, pp. 97 ff.

Letter from Rooke and Horneman to Sir J. Banks regarding goods to be exported to Iceland [1812], pp. 98-99 ff.

Letter from Horneman to Sir J. Banks regarding minerals and his reply, Apr. 1, 1812, pp. 100-103 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from Aall regarding promoting trade with Iceland, etc., Apr. 1, 1812, pp. 104-105 ff.

Letter from Horneman, Sept. 30, 1812, pp. 106-107 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from K. Isfiord regarding Iceland, Feb. 28, 1812, pp. 108-109 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from John Ross regarding voyage in northern polar regions, July 25, 1818, pp. 110-111 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from Horne and Stackhouse regarding trade with Iceland, Liverpool, Apr. 28, 1813, pp. 112-113 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from Sir G. MacKenzie regarding Iceland, May 16, 1813, pp. 114-115 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from C.J. Latrobe regarding licenses to trade with Iceland, and response, May 13, 1813, pp. 116-119 ff.

Certificate by Sir J. Banks that Capt. Kater is engaged on experiments with the seconds pendulum in various latitudes, pp. 120 ff.

Memo regarding the Danish prisoners, pp. 121 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from Corbett and Co. regarding trade in Iceland, pp. 122-123 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from H. Clausen regarding trade in Iceland, pp. 124-125 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from Corbett and Co. regarding trade in Iceland, Leith, May 22, 1813, pp. 126-127 ff.

Statement by Mr. Paus regarding an Icelandic ship captured by England, pp. 128-129 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from Sir G. MacKenzie regarding Iceland, May 11, 1813, pp. 130-131 ff.

6 letters to Sir J. Banks from H. Horneman regarding Iceland, 1813: Aug. 28; London, Aug. 31; London, Sept. 7; Sept. 21; London, Oct. 26, pp. 132-144 ff.

Memos by Sir J. Banks regarding Jorgensen's narrative, 1810, pp. 145-152 ff.

Letter of appreciation to Sir J. Banks from H. Clausen and reply, London, Nov. 12, 1813, pp. 153-155 ff.

Comments in Banks' hand about Jorgensen in Iceland, pp. 156 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from J. Stanley regarding Iceland, pp. 157 ff.

Extract from Mr. Horne's letter, pp. 158-160 ff.

Letter from H. Hornemann to Sir J. Banks rergarding Scandinavian politics, Jan. 25, 1814, pp. 161-162 ff.

Memo regarding hot mud springs in Java [1815], pp. 163-164 ff.

Letters to and from Sir J. Banks from Capt. H. Kater regarding his forthcoming voyage, July 1, 1818, pp. 165-170 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from J. Jorgensen regarding his imprisonment, Nov. 24, 1809, pp. 171-174 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from J. Jorgensen regarding documents regarding the Revolution, Aug. 30, 1813, pp. 175-176 ff.

7 letters to Sir J. Banks from J. Jorgensen regarding repatriation etc. of a Danish woman etc. 1813: Aug. 28, Aug. 24, Aug. 31, Sept. 10, Sept. 6, Sept. 9, Oct. 6, pp. 177-190 ff.

Official document regarding laws, trade, etc., in Iceland, [1812-1815], pp. 191-224 ff.

Letter to Sir J. Banks from duke of Somerset regarding northern navigation, etc., Dec. 16, 1818, pp. 225-226 ff.

4 letters to Sir J. Banks from William Scoresby Jr., John Smith, and J. Renell regarding polar regions, pp. 228-235 ff.

Receipt dated Nov. 10 1872, pp. 236-87 ff.

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