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Sir Hans Sloane, 1st Baronet (16 April 1660 – 11 January 1753), was an Irish physician, naturalist and collector noted for bequeathing his collection of 71,000 items to the British nation, thus providing the foundation of the British Museum, the British Library and the Natural History Museum, London. He was elected to the Royal Society at the age of 24.MacGregor, Arthur. "Sloane, Sir Hans, baronet", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 23 September 2004. Accessed 25 October 2018. Sloane travelled to the Caribbean in 1687 and documented his travels and findings with extensive publishings years later. Sloane was a renowned medical doctor among the aristocracy and was elected to the Royal College of Physicians by age 27. He is credited with creating drinking chocolate.

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Uniform title: Correspondence
by Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753
[Oxford] : Electronic Enlightenment Project, 2008-
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by Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753
[Reading] : Printed at London; and by most other booksellers, in the year 1745; and re-printed at Reading, by J. Carnan and Co. in the year 1767. And sold by J. Newbery, London; and by most other booksellers, [1767]
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by Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753
[Reading] : Printed at London; and by most other booksellers, in the year 1745; and re-printed at Reading, by J. Carnan and Co. in the year 1767. And sold by J. Newbery, London; and by most other booksellers, [1767]
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