Reference numberMM/19/119
TitleLetter from Joseph Banks to George Douglas, 16th Earl of Morton
Date9 August 1816
DescriptionOn Leopold I signing the Charter Book to mark his Fellowship of the Royal Society. Banks entrusts Douglas to accept Leopold's signature as part of his duties as Vice President.

Leopold I is referred to in this letter as "His Serene Highness the Prince of Saxe Coburg".
Extent2 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
NA3047Douglas; George (1761 - 1827); 16th Earl of Morton1761 - 1827
NA5232Leopold I (1790 - 1865); King of the Belgians1790 - 1865
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