Reference numberMC/11/452
TitleLetter from William A [Adams] Richardson, Court of Claims Chambers, Washington DC, to W [Walter] White, Assistant Secretary and Librarian of the Royal Society
CreatorRichardson; William Adams (1821-1896); American lawyer; United States secretary of the treasury
Date12 December 1879
DescriptionRequesting to be nominated and elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. Richardson offers some detail as to his educational and career background.
Access statusOpen
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