Reference numberAB/1
Previous numbersMS/783; AB1-29
TitleEarly accounts and financial papers of the Royal Society
DescriptionMuch of this material deals with the financial state of the Society during the Presidency of James West from 1768-1772 and represents the administrative work of the two Library Keepers/Clerks, Francis Hauksbee and Emanuel Mendes da Costa.
Extent9 volumes and 3 boxes
Physical description7 vellum bound volumes, 2 receipt books, 3 boxes of notebooks
Access statusOpen
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    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

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