Royal Society EL/B1/1

Drafts of two letters by William Brouncker, 03-09-1662

transcriptimage and transcriptimage

William Brouncker became President of the Royal Society following the granting of a Royal Charter in the summer of 1662. Among his first duties were those of offering thanks to:

  1. the king for granting the chartertranscriptimage and transcriptimage
  2. Sir Robert Moray, his predecessor as president, for his part in securing it.transcriptimage and transcriptimage