Documents relating to the presentation of animals to the Prince Regent, which later were received into the Menagerie in the Tower of London

Object Title

Documents relating to the presentation of animals to the Prince Regent, which later were received into the Menagerie in the Tower of London

Documents relating to the presentation of animals to the Prince Regent, which later were received into the Menagerie in the Tower of London

Date

1816-20

Reference

TOL MENAGERIE [5]

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Scope and Content

I.547 1 |a 'Copy of a letter from King Mactar Jall to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent of England, Goree 28th May 1816', I.547 2 |a 'List of Presents brought home by Lieutt. Colonel Chisholm from Mactar Jall King of Ducar in Africa, I.547 3 |a Certificate, signed Joseph Bullock, acknowledging the receipt of 1 Civet Cat, 1 Serial and 1 Ichneumon on the 15th July 1816, I.547 4 |a 'Statement of the Expenses incurred by Lieut. Colonel James Chisholm with three wild animals, presents from the King of Duckar in Africa to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, dated Inverness 25 Oct. 1819, I.547 5 |a Letter, dated Adelphi 12 Jany. 1820, addressed to Viscount Sidmouth, requesting payment of the above expenses.

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5 documents