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Reference numberMM/16/135
LevelItem
TitleLetter from Charles Lyell, Royal Society, to Sir John Herschel
Date9 March 1848
DescriptionOn Edward Sabine and Lyell being deputed by the Council of the Royal Society to contact Herschel, and ask him to accept the nomination to succeed Lord Northampton as President of the Royal Society.
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8238Herschel; Sir; John Frederick William (1792 - 1871); Astronomer1792 - 1871
NA8255Lyell; Sir; Charles (1797 - 1875)1797 - 1875
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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