Reference numberMC/5/107
TitleLetter from C W [Charles William] Pasley, 12 Norfolk Crescent, Hyde Park, to the [Earl of Rosse], President of the Royal Society and to the Council
Date28 May 1853
DescriptionSuggesting ways in which to make the bequest from Sir Clifton Wintringham to the Society [for the establishment of the Wintringham Fund] less complex. Pasley recommends the institution of annual competitions on a topic of natural philosophy, which would see the award of the author of the best experimental examination. Pasley mentions the powers of the Court of Chancery in relation to a bequest of a money, and approves of the application of the dividends to the Foundling Hospital as a laudable public object.
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NA7216Pasley; Sir; Charles William (1780 - 1861)1780 - 1861
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
NA2410Wintringham; Sir; Clifton (1710 - 1794)1710 - 1794
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