Autographed signed letter sent by Henry Ingoldsby from London to Robert Southwell in Ireland;
recommending his eldest son to Southwell's care;
10 June 1690.
|Main Creator:||Ingoldsby, Henry, Sir, 1622-1701|
|Citation:||The National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
General Sir Henry Ingoldsby [ 1st Baronet Ingoldsby, Beggstown, Co. Meath] served as Military Governor of Limerick and married Anne, daughter of Sir Hardress Waller of Castletown. His mother Elizabeth was Oliver Cromwell's aunt. In this letter he remarks to Southwell that at the time he went to Ireland with Frederick, the 1st Duke of Schomberg, his son was a captain in his regiment. Robert Southwell was a diplomat; secretary of state for Ireland and in late 1690 appointed President of the Royal Society. At the time he received this letter from Ingoldsby [the date of receiving it is noted as 7 July on the letter] he was based in Ireland and Principal Secretary to William III.
Physical description: 1; letter
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|MS 49,416||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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