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Correspondence concerning Iceland : written to Sir Joseph Banks

  • 1772-1818
  • Bound at one time in 1 vol. with binder’s title: Banks papers : Iceland, the Danish colonies & the Polar regions, 1772-1818.

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. List of contents
  3. Account of minerals sent from Iceland by A. Stephenson in 1772
  4. Instructions sent by Sir J. Banks, 1772, to Capt. Phipps on his northern voyage
  5. Observations made by Lord Mulgrave on a northern cruise, 1781
  6. Catalogue of vermin and insects
  7. Royal Proclamation ordering Iceland to be excluded from war with Denmark
  8. Letter to Sir J. Banks from A. Mathesius regarding the death of Dr. Solander's sister, May 26, 1807
  9. Declaration by K. Isfiord regarding his ship's capture as a prize of war, Copenhagen, August 23, 1808 (trans. from Danish)
  10. Letter from Sir J. Banks to a count [Trampe] in Denmark regarding a certain J. Jorgensen whom the Danish government wanted extradited
  11. Letter of thanks from O. Stephensen to Sir J. Banks, Aug. 10, 1809
  12. Letter from M. Stephensen (Chief Justice of Iceland) to Sir J. Banks regarding Icelandic affairs, Aug. 25, 1809
  13. Letter from L. Hottermann to Sir J. Banks regarding the wants of Iceland, Bergen, Nov. 6, 1809
  14. Letter from Messers. Boulton and Barker to Lord Bathurst regarding import of corn, etc. into Norway, Nov. 23, 1809
  15. Letter from Boulton and Barker to Sir J. Banks regarding Icelandic affairs, Dec. 5, 1809
  16. Letter from J. Wulff to Sir J. Banks regarding provisions etc. for Iceland, Dec. 5, 1809
  17. Memo by Sir J. Banks regarding J. Jorgensen's misdeeds
  18. Letter from K. Isfiord to Sir J. Banks regarding the capture of an Icelandic agent by the French, Feb. 16, 1810
  19. Letter from Rooke and Horneman to Sir J. Banks regarding K. Isfiord's losses, Feb. 10, 1810
  20. Letter from Sir J. MacKenzie introducing K. Isfiord, Feb. 10, 1810
  21. Synopsis of a book on British trade with Iceland, outline of regulations
  22. Letter from B. Sivertsen to Sir J. Banks regarding translations, London, Nov. 25, 1809
  23. Letter from O. Stephensen to Sir J. Banks regarding translations, Aug. 10, 1809
  24. Letter from S. Phelps to Sir J. Banks regarding Iceland, Nov. 29, 1809
  25. Memo by Sir J. Banks regarding J. Jorgensen and trade with Iceland, Mar. 30, 1810
  26. Letter from K. Isfiord to Sir J. Banks, thanks, etc., Apr. 18, 1810
  27. Letter from Henkel to Horneman regarding cod liver oil, etc., May 13, 1811
  28. Letter from Sir J. Banks regarding misdemeanors of Englishmen in Iceland
  29. Corbett and Co. to Sir J. Banks regarding K. Isfiord, Feb. 12, 1811
  30. Letter from Clausen to Sir J. Banks regarding an Icelandic ship
  31. Memo by Sir J. Banks regarding Greenland and the Davies Strait
  32. Statement by the master of the Greenland ship Freden
  33. Reventlow's thanks to Sir J. Banks on behalf of the king of Denmark
  34. Sir J. Banks' reply to Reventlow, Aug. 22, 1812
  35. Letter to Count Reventlow from Banks
  36. Letter from Clausen to Sir J. Banks regarding ships to Iceland, etc., Sept. 10, 1812
  37. 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
  38. List of ships cleared for Iceland in 1812
  39. Letter from Rooke and Horneman to Sir J. Banks regarding goods to be exported to Iceland [1812]
  40. Letter to Sir J. Banks from Aall regarding minerals and his reply, Apr. 1, 1812
  41. Letter to Sir J. Banks from Aall regarding promoting trade with Iceland, etc., Apr. 1, 1812
  42. Letter from Horneman, Sept. 30, 1812
  43. Letter to Sir J. Banks from K. Isfiord regarding Iceland, Feb. 28, 1812
  44. Letter to Sir J. Banks from John Ross regarding voyage in northern polar regions, July 25, 1818
  45. Letter to Sir J. Banks from Horne and Stackhouse regarding trade with Iceland, Liverpool, Apr. 28, 1813
  46. Letter to Sir J. Banks from Sir G. MacKenzie regarding Iceland, May 16, 1813
  47. Letter to Sir J. Banks from C.J. Latrobe regarding licenses to trade with Iceland, and response, May 13, 1813
  48. Certificate by Sir J. Banks that Capt. Kater is engaged on experiments with the seconds pendulum in various latitudes
  49. Memo regarding the Danish prisoners
  50. Letter to Sir J. Banks from Corbett and Co. regarding trade in Iceland
  51. Letter to Sir J. Banks from H. Clausen regarding trade in Iceland
  52. Letter to Sir J. Banks from Corbett and Co. regarding trade in Iceland, Leith, May 22, 1813
  53. Statement by Mr. Paus regarding an Icelandic ship captured by England
  54. Letter to Sir J. Banks from Sir G. MacKenzie regarding Iceland, May 11, 1813
  55. 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
  56. Memos by Sir J. Banks regarding Jorgensen's narrative, 1810
  57. Letter of appreciation to Sir J. Banks from H. Clausen and reply, London, Nov. 12, 1813
  58. Comments in Banks' hand about Jorgensen in Iceland
  59. Letter to Sir J. Banks from J. Stanley regarding Iceland
  60. Extract from Mr. Horne's letter
  61. Letter from H. Hornemann to Sir J. Banks rergarding Scandinavian politics, Jan. 25, 1814
  62. Memo regarding hot mud springs in Java [1815]
  63. Letters to and from Sir J. Banks from Capt. H. Kater regarding his forthcoming voyage, July 1, 1818
  64. Letter to Sir J. Banks from J. Jorgensen regarding his imprisonment, Nov. 24, 1809
  65. Letter to Sir J. Banks from J. Jorgensen regarding documents regarding the Revolution, Aug. 30, 1813
  66. 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
  67. Official document regarding laws, trade, etc., in Iceland, [1812-1815]
  68. Letter to Sir J. Banks from duke of Somerset regarding northern navigation, etc., Dec. 16, 1818
  69. 4 letters to Sir J. Banks from William Scoresby Jr., John Smith, and J. Renell regarding polar regions
  70. Receipt dated Nov. 10 1872
  71. [Cover]
  72. List of contents