American manuscripts, 1703-1806, from the British Museum


Date: 1703-1806 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This is a miscellaneous collection of manuscripts (ca. 35 items) from the British Museum, selected for filming by Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. Included are letters, botanical lists, illustrations, and other types of documents.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Restrictions on Use:

Permission to reproduce or edit this film must be secured in advance from the British Museum.


Acquired from the British Museum, 1949.

Location of originals:

Originals in British Museum.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Illustrations.
  • Lists.
  • Microfilm Collection


  • Botany.
  • Natural history.