Reference numberMC/5/315
TitleLetter from Viscount Enfield, [George Byng], Wrotham Park, Barnet, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date22 November 1857
DescriptionRequesting permission to have Mr Hayes copy a portrait of Isaac Newton for him. Enfield vouches for Hayes' talent and competence.

[Affirmative response from William Sharpey, secretary, on 1 December 1857.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/610
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NA4880Byng; George Stevens (1806 - 1886); 2nd Earl of Stafford1806 - 1886
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
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