Reference numberNLB/70/369
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p195
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [John Farquhar] Fulton; 126 Longwood Avenue, Brookline, Mass., USA
Date15 March 1927
DescriptionReplies to Dr [John Farquhar] Fulton's enquiry about Zabdiel Boylston, informing him that the Royal Society has two letters from Boylston in Boston in the winter of 1726/7, and that the Sloane MSS in the British Museum has more. Informs Fulton of other works by Boylston in the Royal Society, including a paper on ambergris and a history of inoculation in New England. Asks which of these Fulton would like photographed.
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