Letter 1426

Robert Sibbald to Hans Sloane – February 20, 1709

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Date: February 20, 1709
Author: Robert Sibbald
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4041
Folio: f. 292

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Sibbald discusses the plates that were engraved for his book. He asks that Sloane present a book proposal to the Royal Society. Sibbald was a physician and a geographer. He was physician to James VII (Charles W. J. Withers, Sibbald, Sir Robert (16411722), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, May 2006 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/25496, accessed 19 June 2013]).

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