Reference numberMC/4/342
TitleLetter from Robert Brown, 17 Dean Street, Soho, to [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society
Date11 April 1850
DescriptionStating his opinion on a potential change in the regulations for the award of the Royal Medals. Brown is critical of the proposed changes to the procedure as it would be interfere with the purpose and award of the Copley Medal. He offers his own suggestions as to the removal of a time frame for the Royal Medals or the establishment of a competition so the Royal Medals are awarded to a best essay on subjects proposed by the Council.
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NA7438Brown; Robert (1773 - 1858)1773 - 1858
NA8168Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician1784 - 1865
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