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Sir Isaac Pennington: Letter to George Ashby, July 1781

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9563/176

Scope and Contents

27 July 1781, did not find in CUL several scientific books which Ashby requested he borrow for him; congratulations on Ashby's papers on 'the Ancient Fire'; read Sonnerat's Voyages with great pleasure; looks forward to completion of Captain Cook's Last Voyage, by King; Master of St. John's going to Isle of Wight for recuperation.


  • Creation: July 1781


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Patrick King Rare Books, Stony Stratford, 2004

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