Charles Bernard to Hans Sloane – December 16, 1696
Item infoDate: December 16, 1696 Author: Charles Bernard Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4036 Folio: f. 278
Bernard asks Sloane to read over his paper before he submits it for publication with the Philosophical Transactions. Charles Bernard (bap. 1652, d. 1710) was a surgeon, admitted a Freeman of the Barber-Surgeons’ Company in 1677. He was Assistant Surgeon at St Bartholomew’s Hospital from 1683 and Full Surgeon from 1686. Bernard served the Barber-Surgeons’ Company in an adminstrative capacity during the 1690s (Ian Lyle, ‘Bernard, Charles (bap. 1652, d. 1710)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/2238, accessed 23 July 2014]).