John Burnet to Hans Sloane – October 10, 1727
Item infoDate: October 10, 1727 Author: John Burnet Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4049 Folio: ff. 50-51
Burnet discusses books, working for the South Sea Company, the latter’s factory, Panama, and Porto Bello.
John Burnet worked for the South Sea Company in the West Indies and later served as the Physician to King Philip V of Spain.