Robert Sibbald to Hans Sloane – June 2, 1711
Item infoDate: June 2, 1711 Author: Robert Sibbald Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4042 Folio: ff. 293-294
British Library, London
Philosophical Transactions, Royal Society, Scholarship, Trade or Commodities
Books, Natural History, Switzerland
Date (as written)
June 2, 1711
Origin (as written)
Sibbald would like to know more about the natural history of Switzerland Sloane mentioned. He asks that Sloane send the Philosophical Transactions and other works he is interested in.
Sir Robert Sibbald was a physician and a geographer. He was physician to James VII (Charles W. J. Withers, Sibbald, Sir Robert (16411722), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, May 2006 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/25496, accessed 3 June 2011]).