Reference numberMM/22/92
TitleLetter from Edward Smith to The Secretary of the Royal Society
Date4 November 1907
DescriptionSmith has in preparation a 'Life of Sir Joseph Banks' and would like the Secretary's assistance in a few matters. He asks the following questions.
How did Banks become elected and who nominated him?
The conditions under which elections were made at the Royal Society?

Smith has been in correspondence with Joseph Hooker who is pleased at the prospect of Banks's life being undertaken at last and it was he who suggested applying to the Society for information.
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