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Letter from Hans Sloane to the Royal Society

Reference number: L&P/1/20

Date: 1741

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He will no longer be able to attend Royal Society meetings, owing to his bad health. He will continue to communicate any curious notices that he receives, during the 'small remainder of his life'.

Read 10 December 1741.

Reference number
L&P/1/20
Earliest possible date
1741
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Ink on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

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Hans Sloane

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Hans Sloane, Letter from Hans Sloane to the Royal Society, 1741, L&P/1/20, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_1_20/letter-from-hans-sloane-to-the-royal-society, accessed on 25 February 2024

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