Library: British Library, London

Manuscript: Sloane MS 4044

Folio: ff. 155-156

Microfilm: The History of Science and Technology Series One: The Papers of Sir Hans Sloane, 1660-1753 From the British Library, London Part 1: Science & Society, 1660-1773 Reel 5 Sloane Mss. 4044, 4045 98463


Language: English

Letter Categories:
Library
Social

Letter Subject:
Africa
Colonialism
Madagascar


Date of letter (as written): May 7, 1716 (Gregorian)

Standardised date: 1716-05-07

Letter Origin (as written): Newgate Hill

Letter Destination (as written):

Author(s):
Woods Rogers

Recipient(s):
Sir Hans Sloane

Others Mentioned:
No Other Attached to This Letter

Letter written about self or others: N/A

Single or Multiple Sufferers: N/A


Patients Mentioned in Letter:
No Patients Attached to this Letter


MESH :


Transcription:

Other Notes:
Rogers asks for information on Madagascar. He has plans to found a settlement there. Rogers was a privateer and colonial governor in the Bahamas (Gail Saunders, Rogers, Woodes (c.16791732), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/24006, accessed 28 June 2011]).