Reference numberMC/4/345
TitleLetter from [Charles William] Pasley, London, to the [Earl of Rosse] President of the Royal Society and to the Council
Date15 April 1850
DescriptionExpressing shock at Jonathan Cape's name being ommitted from the list of candidates for the Society. Pasley recounts a discussion with Charles Richard Weld about Cape's previous unsuccessful application as a candidate and questions Weld's interpretation of the statutes of the Society relating to the election process. Weld's previous instructions to Pasley are not present in the statutes, according to Pasley.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7216Pasley; Sir; Charles William (1780 - 1861)1780 - 1861
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
NA1236Cape; Jonathan (c 1790 - 1868)c 1790 - 1868
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