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Baker, Henry, 1698-1774



  • Existence: 1698-05-08 - 1774-11-25

Henry Baker (1698-1774), British naturalist and poet

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Call Number: OSBORN FC109 1/2
Overview: Anonymous MS.
Collection of copies of 210 letters to and from Baker dating from 1722 to 1770; letters discuss scientific subjects, especially microscopy, electricity, and the education of deaf children; also discuss contemporary affairs, most notably the Jacobite Rebellion (1745-1746) and the London earthquake (1750).
Dates: 1722-1770