Edward Gee to Hans Sloane – April 12, 1699
Item infoDate: April 12, 1699 Author: Edward Gee Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4037 Folio: f. 251
Gee sends Sloane the Analysis Geometrica as requested. He wants to donate the work to the Royal Society and requests that Newton ‘censure’ book.
Gee was dean of Lincoln and a virulent anti-Catholic, preaching and writing on the evils of the Roman Church (Warren Johnston, Gee, Edward (bap. 1657, d. 1730), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/10498, accessed 21 June 2013]).