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Authorised form of nameBlair; Patrick (fl 1706 - 1728); physician and botanist
Datesfl 1706 - 1728
NationalityBritish
Place of birthDundee, Angus, Scotland
Place of deathMay have died in 1728, by which time had reached letter H in his Pharmaco-Botanologia.
Date of death? 1728
OccupationApothecary; Surgeon
Research fieldBotany; biology; medicine
ActivityEducation:
Aberdeen. Hon MD (1712)
Career:
Practised in Dundee; a Nonjuror and a Jacobite, he was imprisoned (1715) and sentenced to death (1716), however he was pardoned after Sir Hans Sloane (FRS 1685), Richard Mead (FRS 1703) and others pleaded with the authorities on his behalf; moved to London and then to Boston
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/12/1712
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Notes:
Proposed by Sir Hans Sloane.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/286211863
Royal Society codeNA7756
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/B2/68Letter from Patrick Blair, dated at Coupar Angus, near Dundee31 March 1712
EL/B2/71Patrick Blair, dated at Boston, to Hans Sloane15 November 1725
EL/B2/72Patrick Blair to James JurinFebruary 1725
EL/B2/69Patrick Blair, dated at Boston, to Hans Sloane30 November 1721
CLP/10i/43Paper, 'Method of finding the vertues of plants by their structure' by Dr [Patrick] Blair[1719]
EL/B2/73Patrick Blair, dated at Boston, to James Jurin9 May 1726
EL/B2/74Patrick Blair, dated at Boston, to Hans Sloane12 April 1727
EL/B2/70Patrick Blair, dated at Boston, to Hans Sloane31 December 1721
RBO/9/72'The Anatomy of the Seal and Porpess' by Patrick Blair in a letter to Hans Sloane1708
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