BOYLE, Henry. 16181

£100

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Letter Signed, to the Lord High Treasurer, sending the “Report of His Royall Highness my Lord High Admirall upon the Petition of Sir George Bing, having been laid before the Queen”. 1 page 9 x 7 inches, in good condition, traces of mounting at corners. Whitehall, 8 March 1708. Henry Boyle, 1st Baron Carleton (1669 –1725), Anglo-Irish politician. Admiral of the Fleet George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington (1663 – 1733). Promoted to full admiral on 26 January 1708, Byng became Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet in January 1709 and went on to become a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty