Smith College: Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685. [Letter] 1661 Aug. 18, Whitehall [to] Sr Ken[e]l[m] Digby (1661) (MiscMS 835)

The king promises Digby a pension of "two thousand pounds a yeare."


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R Charli 2di Letter to S. K. Digby 1661

For Sr Ke~l Digby.

Sr Ke~l Digby.

Sinc it would be of preiudice to my Seruice, to passe graunts of pensions before the Settlement of my reuenue, I haue thought fitt in the meane time to giue you the Satisfaction of this assurance, that I will be carefull to make good unto you the pension of two thousand pounds a yeare upon the post Office from the time that I promised it you, And that it shall be particularly reserued for you out of any graunt whatsoever I shall make of the reuenue of the sayd Office. You may rely on this promise of,

Your assured friende

Charles R

Whithall 18 August 1661.

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