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Reference numberCLP/16/17
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Explication de la nouvelle table chronologique de l'histoire Chinoise' [Explanation of a new chronological table of Chinese history] by Father Johannes Franciscus Fouquet
Date1730
DescriptionFouquet, a Jesuit and Bishop from Eleutheropolis [Bayt Jibrin] explains a new chronological table of Chinese history, collected from two accounts; one sent from Rome by Thomas Dereham to the Royal Society and the other sent from Father Fouquet to Father Eustache Guillemeau, a Barnalite at Paris and by him transmitted to Hans Sloane. Original table and engraved table from Philosophical Transactions showing Chinese year letters and hour letters is attached.

Subject: History / Chronology

Read to the Royal Society on 31 December 1730

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An explanation of the new chronological table of the Chinese history, translated into Latin from the original Chinese, by Father Johannes Franciscus Foucquet, Soc. Jes. Bishop of Eleutheropolis, and published at Rome in the Year 1730. Collected from two accounts thereof, written in French, one sent from Rome by Sir Tho. Dereham, Bart. to the Royal Society, the other sent from Father Foucquet to Father Eustache Guillemeau, a Barnabite at Paris, and by him transmitted to Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. Pr. R. S'
LanguageEnglish
French
Extent68p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1729.0056
Related records in the catalogueRBO/14/27
CLP/16/16
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA7312Dereham; Sir; Thomas (c 1678 - 1739)c 1678 - 1739
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