Reference numberMC/2/76
TitleLetter from Professor [Stephen Peter] Rigaud, Observatory Oxford, to John William Lubbock, Treasurer of the Royal Society
Date12 April 1833
DescriptionRecommending that the Royal Medal be awarded to [Friedrich Wilhelm] Bessel. Rigaud additionally goes into detail about the nature of awarding prizes in general.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7010Lubbock; Sir; John William (1803 - 1865)1803 - 1865
NA1263Rigaud; Stephen Peter (1774 - 1839); astronomer1774 - 1839
NA3847Bessel; Friedrich Wilhelm (1784 - 1846); astronomer1784 - 1846
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