Reference numberEL/N2/4
TitleCasper Neumann, dated at Berlin, to Hans Sloane
CreatorNeumann; Caspar (1648-1715); German orientalist; professor of theology at the two gymnasia of Breslau
Date16 April 1733
DescriptionAccount of camphor of thyme; discussion about the nature of ambergris and its taxonomy; details of Mr Gottfried's hypothesis on ambergris; concerning changes to Neumann's paper on ambergris; reminiscencing about time in London and seeing Sloane's collection of natural curiosities
Extent6 sides
Place originBerlin, Berlin, Germany
Origin coordinates52.52437, 13.41053
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueRBO/16/52
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6151Neumann; Caspar (1683 - 1737)1683 - 1737
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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