Letter 0483

Charles Goodall to Hans Sloane – January 25, 1697/8

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Date: January 25, 1697/8
Author: Charles Goodall
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4037
Folio: ff. 17-18

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Goodall asks Sloane to look through his books and send him via penny post information regarding Arabian measurements viz. ‘tasanagi e kexabes’. He invites Sloane to stop by his house for half an hour. Charles Goodall was a physician, academic, and member of the Royal College of Physicians, working for the latter on occasion (Harold J. Cook, Goodall, Charles (c.16421712), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/10949, accessed 18 June 2013]).

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