Reference numberMS/865/6
TitleLetter from Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond and Duke of Aubigny, Chantilly, to Martin Folkes
Date23 August 1729
DescriptionRichmond's youngest daughter has died: his wife is in safe health having suffered a miscarriage and has gone to Forges. Thanks Folkes for his help in Dufay's election to the Royal Society. Discusses petrified wood and a petrified town. He has been hunting with the Duke of Bourbon and describes the Duke's scientific entertainments and clockwork turning engine for making medals and reliefs.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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