Reference numberMM/4/57
TitleLetter from Phillip Peck, London, to Sir Hans Sloane
Date15 January 1738/9
DescriptionOn 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.
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee MM/4/55 and MM/4/56
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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