Letter 0574

Edward Gee to Hans Sloane – April 12, 1699

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Date: April 12, 1699
Author: Edward Gee
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4037
Folio: f. 251

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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]).

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