Reference numberEL/B3/41
TitleTranslation of a letter, from Marquis de Bon to Hans Sloane, dated at Montpellier
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
Place originMontpellier, Occitanie, France
Origin coordinates43.61092, 3.87723
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Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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