Letter 2003

John Chamberlayne to Hans Sloane – January 4, 1714/15

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Date: January 4, 1714/15
Author: John Chamberlayne
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4044
Folio: ff. 7-8

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Chamberlayne wishes Sloane a Happy New Year and reminds him that he should write to Jablonski. Sloane has not replied to Chamberlayne’s previous letter. John Chamberlayne was a translator and editor specializing in modern languages which he studied at the University of Leiden. He translated works on many topics, was a fellow of the Royal Society, and published three works in the Philsophical Transactions (Reavley Gair, Chamberlayne, John (1668/91723), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Oct 2009 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/5060, accessed 30 May 2011]).

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