[Letter] 1676 Jun. 1 To my Lord High Treasurer / Chr. Wren.


[Letter] 1676 Jun. 1 To my Lord High Treasurer / Chr. Wren.

Wren writes his opinion concerning a building to be erected by Thomas Elliot on a piece of land (formerly His Majesty's privy garden) owned by the Crown. The privy garden was attached to "his Maj.s old palace of Newmarket." The Lord High Treasurer at the time of his letter was Thomas Osborne, at the time the 1st Viscount Latimer (later known as the Earl of Danby and then as the Duke of Leeds).

[1] leaf ; 30 cm.


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Smith College, Neilson Library

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