Letter 0797

Christopher Wren to Hans Sloane – May 19, 1708

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Date: May 19, 1708
Author: Christopher Wren
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4041
Folio: f. 142

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Wren sends a catalogue of his collection of Greek medals, which he would like presented to the Royal Society. Sir Christopher Wren was an architect, mathematician, astronomer, and member of the Royal Society (Kerry Downes, Wren, Sir Christopher (16321723), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2009 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/30019, accessed 3 June 2011]).

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