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King William III Letter to Sir Edmund Andros

Identifier: SC 00080

Scope and Contents

Letter written to Andros, noting that as a result of the Royal Charter establishing the College, the Crown grants Francis Nicholson "and others named in our said charter" the sum of 1,985 pounds 14 shillings and 10 pence "out of such Money Received for our Revenue of Quit Rents in our said Colony as is remaining in the hands of our Trusty and Welbeloved [sic] William Byrd." The letter further dictates the dissimenation of funds to other individuals, including the estate of Nathaniel Bacon.


  • 1693 March 1


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King William III Letter to Sir Edmund Andros, 1694 April 14

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Accession 1983.116. This item was originally part of a University Archives Collection (UA 76, King William III and Queen Mary II Collection) and was then transferred to an artificial manuscripts collection (Mss 75s W67). It was removed in March 2018 and given its own collection guide.
Guide to the King William III Letter to Sir Edmund Andros, 1693 March 1
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