Letter 4188

Johann Jakob Scheuchzer to Hans Sloane – November 24, 1727

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Date: November 24, 1727
Author: Johann Jakob Scheuchzer
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4049
Folio: f. 65

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Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733) was a Swiss scholar and physician. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1703 and his work was published in the Philosophical Transactions. In 1708 his Itinera aplina tira was published in London. It was dedicated to the Royal Society. His largest project was the Itinera per Helvetiae alpines regions facta annis 1702-1711, dedicated to his travels and published in four volumes in 1723 at Leiden (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Jakob_Scheuchzer).

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