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Reference numberMS/123/1
LevelItem
TitleLetter from the Duke of Sussex to John George Children
Date29 October 1832
DescriptionSome of the handwriting has not yet been deciphered and this description is therefore incomplete.

The Duke of Sussex reports to Children that he has received a letter seeking funds from the Royal Society for the proposed monument to Sir Walter Scott. States that the sender [?] should be informed that the Society does not have funds to be employed in that way. Mentions John William Lubbock [Treasurer of the Society] and is critical of his position on donations from members. [?]
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8338Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex1773 - 1843
NA3175Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist; zoologist1777 - 1852
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