George Reid to Hans Sloane – April 22, 1689
Item infoDate: April 22, 1689 Author: George Reid Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4036 Folio: f. 53
Reid is glad to have reached Jamaica safely. Sloane is greatly missed there and many hope he will soon return to cure their distempers. Reid notes that Jamaica’s ‘petit corps politique’ is struggling. Many on the island were affected by disturbances to their humours. He offers his services to Captain Buntinhead in Lenwood.