Reference numberLBO/14/88
Alternative reference numberLBO/14/204
TitleCopy letter from William Burnett, Geneva, to Hans Sloane
Date12 October 1708
Description 'Concerning the Icecy Mountains in Switzerland. '

His description of the mountains afrter having met with Mr Scheuchzer at Zurich and resolving to go himself to see the mountains of Jur in Switzerland. DEscribes his journey.
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