Autograph letter from Robert Southwell to his son, Edward,
1686 May 17th.
|Main Creator:||Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702|
A letter from Robert Southwell to his son "Neddy" (Edward) at Merton College, Oxford, who Southwell expects is dividing his time "studiously among books or pleasantly among... friends". The letter contains detailed accounts of forfeited lands in Ireland, the rebellion and government and of Irish "adventurers". Also included is "An account of money laid out by Sir Robert Southwell, his majesties Principal Secretary of State for Ireland", mostly for messengers and the relay of intelligence; each message is itemized giving the recipient and a brief description of its contents and price.
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This item was originally part of Sir Thomas Phillipps' collection.
Physical description: 3 pp.
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|MS 49,570||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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