Reference numberMC/5/181
TitleLetter from the Earl of Rosse, [President of the Royal Society], Castle Parsonstown, to [Colonel Edward Sabine], Treasurer of the Royal Society
Date6 November 1854
DescriptionExpressing dissatisfaction at the extent of his presidential duties compared to the influence the Council of the Society can exert. This is in part due to Lord Rosse's suggestions for the list of proposed members of the Society being omitted from the final list, the Duke of Argyll and Lord Ashburton. Rosse requests his name be omitted from Council so as to assure unanimous decisions in the future.

[The letter is over 3 papers, labelled MC/5/181-MC/5/181b within the volume.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/532
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
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