Library: British Library, London

Manuscript: Sloane MS 4044

Folio: ff. 214-217

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:
Government
Patronage
Travel

Letter Subject:
Australia
Denmark
Exploration
Royal Petitions


Date of letter (as written): September 18, 1716 (Gregorian)

Standardised date: 1716-09-18

Letter Origin (as written):

Letter Destination (as written):

Author(s):
John Welbe

Recipient(s):
Sir Hans Sloane

Others Mentioned:
Anne, Queen of Great Britain
Capt. William Dampier
George I of Great Britain
Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend
Sir Robert Walpole

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:
Welbe sends a collection of letters he copied relating his previous attempts to find a patron for his proposed voyage to Australia. The letters were written between 1712 and 1716 and feature a petition to the Crown of Denmark for support.