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Reference numberMM/4/25
LevelItem
TitleLetter from the Secretary of the Royal Society to the Treasury
Datelate 18th century
DescriptionOn the lack of space in the Society's quarters in Somerset House and the request that the rooms to be vacated by the Hackney Coach Office be granted to the Society.

The letter also stresses the disparity between the rooms allotted the Society in comparison to the "magnificent apartments" granted Royal Academies on the continent.

Letter only dated 27 November
Extent5 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
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