Reference numberEL/A/48
TitleLetter, from John Adair to Hans Sloane, dated at Edinburgh
Date20 December 1698
DescriptionDescribing his sailing voyage around the coast of Scotland from which maps and descriptions of the sea coast and isles could be made for the benefit of seamen
Adair hoped to finish his survey of the Western Isles as soon as possible

Subject: Surveying

Read to the Royal Society on 11 January 1698
Extent1 side
Place originEdinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Origin coordinates55.95206, -3.19648
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueLBO/13/19
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
NA3647Adair; John (c1660 - 1718); geographer and cartographerc1660 - 1718
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