Eric Benzelius to Hans Sloane – October 6, 1725
Item infoDate: October 6, 1725 Author: Eric Benzelius Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4048 Folio: f. 69
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).