Reference numberMM/1/40
TitleReport from the Committee re the Foreign Secretaryship of the Royal Society
Date17 December 1783
DescriptionThe report relates the history of the post and the instructions which the holder must carry out, the charges made against Dr Charles Hutton, the decision to make the post of Foreign Secretary available only to those resident in London and Hutton's decision to resign.

Similar version of MM/1/29
Extent4 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6230Hutton; Charles (1737 - 1823)1737 - 1823
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