Reference numberMC/2/51
TitleLetter from [Sir John Frederick William] Herschel, Slough, to John George Children, Secretary of the Royal Society
Date20 October 1832
DescriptionResponding to Children's letter, dated 16 October, regarding his nomination to be elected to the Council. Herschel cites prior and alternate commitments, including abroad to the Cape, as reasons why he would not be able to perform this duty.
[Entered into Vol. 11, p.323 of Council Minutes]
Access statusOpen
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NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); astronomer1792 - 1871
NA3175Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist1777 - 1852
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