John Chamberlayne to Hans Sloane – January 4, 1714/15
Item infoDate: January 4, 1714/15 Author: John Chamberlayne Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4044 Folio: ff. 7-8
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]).