Letter 3207

Eric Benzelius to Hans Sloane – October 6, 1725

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Date: October 6, 1725
Author: Eric Benzelius
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4048
Folio: f. 69

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Eric Benzelius the younger (1675-1743) was a Swedish priest, theologian, and librarian. He was Archbishop of Uppsala, Professor of Theology at the University of Uppsala, Librarian of the University of Uppsala, and the founder of Sweden’s first scientific periodical, the ‘Acta literaria Suecia’, which was published between 1720 and 1739 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erik_Benzelius_the_younger).

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