Reference numberMC/5/207
TitleLetter from J [James] South, Observatory Kensington, to [Lord Wrottesley], President of the Royal Society and to the Council
Date28 July 1855
DescriptionRegarding the location of the Leeuwenhoek microscopes, last known to have been lent to Sir Everard Home. South relays verbatim a conversation between himself and Mr White, the assistant secretary's assistant, and expresses his frustration at the lack of information on the matter. South suggests the Council publish advertisements in order to find the microscopes more quickly.

[An enclosure has an extent of 1p, is labelled MC/5/207a, and contains an illustration and detailed description of the microscopes.]
Access statusOpen
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