Reference numberMM/11/57
TitleCopy of the probate of the Will of Godfrey Copley
Date14 October 1704
Description"I give and bequeath to Hans Sloane...the sum of one hundred pounds in Trust for the Royal Society of London for the Improveming Natural Knowledge to be laid out in experiments or otherwise for the benefit thereof as they hsall direct and appoint"
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8421Copley; Sir; Godfrey (? 1653 - 1709)? 1653 - 1709
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753)1660 - 1753
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