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Reference numberEL/B3/41
LevelItem
TitleTranslation of a letter from Marquis de Bon, dated at Montpellier, to Hans Sloane
CreatorBon; Francois-Xavier de (1678-1761); Marquis de St Hilaire; founder member of the 'Acadmie des sciences et lettres de Montpellier
Date20 March 1739
DescriptionBons sends his second edition of his dissertation on the silk of spiders; Bons also sends two pieces of silk to replace the ones which were lost
Original letter, which now no longer exists, was in French
Read to the Royal Society on 29 March 1739
LanguageEnglish
Extent2 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originMontpellier, Occitanie, France
Origin coordinates43.61092, 3.87723
Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/1dd7f60d-f338-4e2b-aace-6cefce429feb
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3749Bon; Francois Xavier (1678 - 1761)1678 - 1761
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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