Samuel Morland to Hans Sloane – April 30, 1722
Item infoDate: April 30, 1722 Author: Samuel Morland Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4046 Folio: ff. 236-237
Morland is glad Sloane considers him a friend. He reminds Sloane of his interest in botany. He plans on reviewing his father’s notes with a view to publishing a botanical treatise.
Morland was the nephew of Sir Samuel Morland, diplomat and natural philosopher (Alan Marshall, Morland, Sir Samuel, first baronet (16251695), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/19282, accessed 1 Sept 2011]).