Letter 3882

James Justice to Hans Sloane – March 9, 1731

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Date: March 9, 1731
Author: James Justice
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4051
Folio: ff. 202-203

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[fol. 202] Sir I thought it my Duty to Give you the trouble off this Hereby masking my Compliments and Acknoledgements to you in your allowing me one (however unworthy) to be a member off that Learned Body of which you are so Justly President. since I have Received such an honour I shall as farr as I can from time to time transmit what Curiosities occurs in my way and shall be very Proud: if in Particular I can be usefull to you. I have sometime agoe sent to Mr Miller The bond which the members of the Royall Society sign, and I desired him to Present it to the Secretary as my Deed. if any thing in this Country can be of use or Pleasure to you I shall be very fond of Executing your Comands and am your most obedient and most humble servant Ja: Justice Edinburgh 9 March 1731

James Justice (fl. 1730-1757) was a horticulturalist of Creighton, Scotland. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1730 at the behest of John Martyn, Philip Miller, and Sir Hans Sloane (https://collections.royalsociety.org/DServe.exe?dsqIni=Dserve.ini&dsqApp=Archive&dsqCmd=Show.tcl&dsqDb=Persons&dsqPos=0&dsqSearch=%28Surname%3D%27justice%27%29).

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