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Reference numberMM/1/31
LevelItem
TitleFurther notes by Sir Joseph Banks on the dispute in the Royal Society re Dr Charles Hutton
Datec.1784
DescriptionNotes recording a meeting at the Royal Society relating to Hutton's dismisal as Foreign Secretary.

Hutton was charged with neglecting his duties as Foreign Secretary, in not replying to letters from Foreign Members.

Following Hutton's resignation, Banks's Presidency came under criticism from supporters of Hutton.
Extent8 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
NA6230Hutton; Charles (1737 - 1823)1737 - 1823
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