Reference numberLBO/15/1
Alternative reference numberLBO/15/1
TitleCopy letter from Henry St John, Viscount Bolingbroke to the Royal Society
Date7 February 1712/1713
Description ' Gentlemen
Her Majesty having been graciously pleased to direct that Instruction should be given hence forward to her Ministers that go abroad to contribute all they can in thier several Stations towards promoting the design for which the Royal Society was first instituted by corresponding as occasion may require with the President and fellows of the Said Society and by procuring as Satisfactory Answers as possible to such Enquiries as may be sent from time to time; This to inform you thereof and to acquaint you at the same time that as her Majesty intends Shortly to dispatrch a minister to the Court of Mosco, if you please to prepare a draught of Instructions whereby he may be usefull to you in those parts, I will lay them before the Queen for her Commands. I am also directed to let you know that her Majestys intention is that I should Write to such of her Ministers in my Department abroad, if you desire any particular to be recommend to them. I am
Your most obedient humbl;e servant

I have in the best manner I could returned your h umble thanks to her Majesty for the Orders which she has been pleased to hive. Her Majesty received your Complilments very graciously and was poleased to express her Intention of Countenaming and Encouraging your studies.
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7725St John; Henry (1678 - 1751); Viscount Bolingbroke1678 - 1751
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