Authorised form of nameBlair; Patrick (fl 1706 - 1728); physician and botanist
Datesfl 1706 - 1728
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
Aberdeen. Hon MD (1712)
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
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Proposed by Sir Hans Sloane.
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7756
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/B2/70Letter, from Patrick Blair to Hans Sloane, dated at Boston31 December 1721
RBO/9/72'The Anatomy of the Seal and Porpess' by Patrick Blair in a letter to Hans Sloane1708
CLP/10i/43Paper, 'Method of finding the vertues of plants by their structure' by Dr [Patrick] Blair[1719]
EL/B2/68Letter, from Patrick Blair [to the Royal Society], dated at Coupar Angus31 March 1712
EL/B2/73Letter, from Patrick Blair to James Jurin, dated at Boston9 May 1726
EL/B2/74Letter, from Patrick Blair to Hans Sloane, dated at Boston12 April 1727
EL/B2/71Letter, from Patrick Blair to Hans Sloane, dated at Boston15 November 1725
EL/B2/72Letter, from Patrick Blair to James JurinFebruary 1725
EL/B2/69Letter, from Patrick Blair to Hans Sloane, dated at Boston30 November 1721
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