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Authorised form of nameGarcin; Laurent (1683 - 1751)
Dates1683 - 1751
NationalityFrench
Place of birthGrenoble, France
Date of birth1683
Place of deathNeuchatel, Switzerland
Date of death1751
OccupationPhysician
Research fieldPhysics
Botany
Ornithology
ActivityEducation:
Rheims. MD
Career:
A Huguenot, he left France and served in the Dutch East India Company, sailing to India, Malaysia and the Cape of Good Hope; went to Switzerland, where he wrote articles on the flora and fauna of the Orient and tropical diseases for the 'Journal Helvetique'
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election22/10/1730
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DBF
Notes:
Proposed by Philip Miller; Paul de Saint Hyacinthe; Sir Hans Sloane
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/311193216
Royal Society codeNA4513
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
LBO/21/21Copy paper by Laurent Garcin, Neuchatel nd
CLP/10ii/14/2Plate, oxyoides malabarica sensitiva, oxyoids javanica sensitiva, and fruit of the musa by unknown artist[1730]
CLP/10ii/14/1Manuscript, 'Memoirs communicated by Monsr Garcin to Monsr St Hyacinthe FRS containing a description of a new family of plants called oxyoides; some remarks on the family of plants called musa; and a description of the hirudinella marina, or sea leach' by Laurent Garcin[1730]
EL/G2/15Laurence Garcin, dated at Neuschatel in Switzerland, to Hans Sloane23 October 1732
CLP/10ii/12Paper, 'Description d'un nouveau genre de plante que je nomme oxyoïdes' by Monsieur [Laurent] Garcin5 January 1729
CLP/10ii/14Paper, 'Memoirs communicated by Monsr Garcin to Monsr St Hyacinthe FRS containing a description of a new family of plants called oxyoides; some remarks on the family of plants called musa; and a description of the hirudinella marina, or sea leach' by Laurent Garcin[1730]
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