Reference numberCD/20
Alternative reference numberCD 201-206
TitleDocuments on Statute 12: memorial from Fellows, for the consideration of Council of the Royal Society
DescriptionPapers discussing Statute 12 (regarding the election of new Fellows), which was changed in 1917, and the memorial sent more than 200 Fellows of the Royal Society who were not in favour of the change.

Laid before Council at meetings on 15 February, 17 May, 21 June, 5 July, and 18 October 1917.
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