|Title||Letter from Phillip Peck, London, to Sir Hans Sloane|
|Date||15 January 1738/9|
|Description||On a 'proposal for Improvement of Arts and Sciences by the Royal Society'.|
Peck proposed a fund of £1000 to assist inventors; the Society would recoup its outlay by charging a small royalty on the invention, when patented.
|Related material||See MM/4/55 and MM/4/56|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8406||Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector||1660 - 1753|