Reference numberMM/20/45
TitleLetter from William, Lord Viscount Brouncker, President, Royal Society
Date20 January 1663/4
DescriptionOrder, arising from a Clause of the first Charter of the Royal Society, to the effect that the President and Council of the Royal Society are authorized to claim the dead bodies of malefactors executed in London.

With note by William Tite, April 1867, presenting the document to the Society and a typescript transcript (made late 20th century) of the document.
Extent3 sides
FormatManuscript and typescript documents
Access statusOpen
Administrative historyLetter presented by William Tite, April 1867
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2533Tite; Sir; William (1798 - 1873)1798 - 1873
NA3503Brouncker; William (c1620 - 1684); 2nd Viscount Brouncker; mathematicianc1620 - 1684
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