Reference numberCD/26/21
TitleCopy letter from Sir Michael Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society, to Professor William Dobinson Halliburton
Date20 November 1903
DescriptionInforms William Dobinson Halliburton that Sir [Archibald] Geikie has been chosen as Secretary of the Royal Society, and expresses extreme regret that Council's deliberations have given Halliburton pain. Asks Halliburton to believe that what has happened has caused Sir Michael Foster great pain also, and 'a feeling of shame which will not easily pass away'.
FormatManuscript copy
Access statusOpen
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