Reference numberMS/865/5
TitleLetter from Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond and Duke of Aubigny, Paris, to Martin Folkes
Date4 May 1729
DescriptionApologises for being a poor correspondent, blaming sickness in his family. Richmond is recommending Monsieur Dufay as a candidate for Fellowship of the Royal Society, 'a very good mathematician', and has written to Sir Hans Sloane. Describes Dufay and asks for Folkes's support. Gives general gossip including a rumour of the death of the Pope and describes a coffee-house meeting between the Dukes of Bedford and Wharton.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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