Reference numberEL/P1/26
TitleCopy of a letter, from William Petty to Robert Moray
CreatorPetty; Sir; William (1623-1687); natural philosopher; administrator in Ireland
DescriptionOriginal is dated 8 July 1663

Thanks for restoring the King's faith in Petty's shipbuilding endeavours with further details of developments; details of the 50 pound wager for sailing between Dublin and Holyhead; that the ship is finished and has sailed with 100 seamen
Read at the Royal Society on 15 July 1663

On separate page is the Queen of Sumatra's title in her letter to the King of England
Place originDublin, Leinster, Ireland
Origin coordinates53.33306, -6.24889
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Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
NA8268Petty; Sir; William (1623 - 1687); natural philosopher, administrator, and economist1623 - 1687
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