Reference numberMC/5/214
TitleLetter from Charles Few, Covent Garden, to C R [Charles Richard] Weld, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]
Date19 September 1855
DescriptionRegarding the North & South Railway company's need for four more slips of land at Acton, which belong to the Royal Society. Few is confident the Society will benefit from compensation of £300 per acre and the company's payment of the legal costs. He also requests confirmation about a lease with a tenant Mr Young.
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