Letter 3749

Johann Heinrich Heucher to Hans Sloane – March 29, 1730

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Date: March 29, 1730
Author: Johann Heinrich Heucher
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4051
Folio: ff. 8-10

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Johann Heinrich Heucher (1677-1747) was an Austrian physician. He taught philosophy and became Professor of Medicine at Wittenberg (1709-1713). Heucher was also physician and Counsellor to August II, King of Poland, superintendant of the King’s library, and founded the botanical gardens at Wittenberg (https://collections.royalsociety.org/DServe.exe?dsqIni=Dserve.ini&dsqApp=Archive&dsqCmd=Show.tcl&dsqDb=Persons&dsqPos=0&dsqSearch=%28Surname%3D%27heucher%27%29).

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