The Darien scheme
By DARIEN COMPANY, 1699
Letter from the Commission of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland to the Honourable Council and inhabitants of the Scots Colony of Caledonia in America.
- Author: DARIEN COMPANY
- Publication place: Glasgow
- Publisher: Robert Sanders
- Publication date: July 21st, 1699.
- Physical description: First edition (210 by 160mm), [ii], 16pp., text soiled and stained, modern half-calf over brown cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt.
- Inventory reference: 1294
Despite being harassed by the Spanish, a report was sent back to Edinburgh requesting supplies and portraying an upbeat tone. This document is the official reply to that report.