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Letter, from William Brouncker to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Reference number: EL/B1/4

Date: 03 January 1662

Description

Brouncker wishes there to be an effective settlement to the 'ffractions of Adventurere, Arreares, Lands etc.' in Ireland which were granted by Charles II to the Royal Society.

This letter is written to the Duke of Ormond [James Butler] on behalf of the Royal Society. The letter is signed by Brouncker but written in another hand.

Reference number
EL/B1/4
Earliest possible date
03 January 1662
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Brouncker

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William Brouncker, Letter, from William Brouncker to the Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 03 January 1662, EL/B1/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b1_4/letter-from-william-brouncker-to-the-duke-of-ormond-lord-lieutenant-of-ireland, accessed on 21 June 2024

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