Reference numberMC/1/151
TitleLetter from H.C. Lang, 136 Fetter Lane, London, to Sir John Frederick William Herschel, Secretary of the Royal Society
Date16 May 1827
DescriptionRequesting a response or acknowledgement from the Society on the potential value and capabilities of the manufacture of silk by British silk worms. He references a delivery of the product made to the Society at Somerset House on 15 August 1825 for which he received no response.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/1/154
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NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
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