Robert Millar wrote letter Letter 4199 to Sloane advising him of an opportunity he has been given by Mr. Palmenter to go to Panama in search of plants to be cultivated in Georgia (Sloane was one of the Trustee’s for the establishment of the colony of Georgia)’
Millar was the son of Robert Millar, Minster for the Church of Scotland and Historian. Millar was ‘a physician who went abroad’, according to his father biography,.
British Library, Sloane MS 4053, f. 250r.
Richard B. Sher, ‘Robert Millar (1672 – 1752)’, (September 2004), <https://0-www-oxforddnb-com.serlib0.essex.ac.uk/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-67754?rskey=KV7fBa&result=2>, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, <https://0-www-oxforddnb-com.serlib0.essex.ac.uk/> [accessed 19 April 2019].
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