Authorised form of nameHope; John (1725 - 1786); botanist and physician
Dates1725 - 1786
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Date of birth10 May 1725
Date of death10 November 1786
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/02/1767
RelationshipsFather of Thomas Charles Hope (FRS 1810)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
A D Atkinson, 'Dr Johnson and the Royal Society' in NR 1953 vol 10 pp 131-138
Royal Society codeNA598
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1766/22Hope, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/6/42Rough notes for a letter from Joseph Banks to John Hope10 November 1782
CB/1/4/158Letter from John Hope, Edinburgh to Charles Blagden5 October 1769
CB/1/4/159Letter from John Hope, Edinburgh to Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society23 August 1784
CB/1/4/160Draft of a letter from Charles Blagden to Dr Hope9 September 1784
NLB/67/931Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Robert William] Innes Smith; Don House, Brightside, Sheffield20 April 1925
L&P/4/274Letter, 'Of Rheum palmatum' from John Hope to John Pringle24 September 1765
L&P/8/110Letter, 'Of Asa foetida' from John Hope to Joseph Banks18 August 1784
L&P/5/92Letter, 'Of a plant lately discovered in the Isle of Skye' from John Hope to William Watson10 April 1769
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