Letter 0430

Charles Bernard to Hans Sloane – December 16, 1696

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Date: December 16, 1696
Author: Charles Bernard
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4036
Folio: f. 278

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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]).

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