Reference numberMS/257/1/135
Alternative reference numberSa.135
Previous numbersES1/20/135
TitleLetter from George Bentham, 25 Wilton Place to Edward Sabine
Date17 March 1865
DescriptionIt has been over twelve months since Sabine awarded [Miles Joseph] Berkeley a Royal Society medal, and suggested to Bentham that Berkeley was highly deserving of a civil list pension. Sabine would like Bentham to ‘originate a memorial’ in regard to this which Sabine would support with his signature, however Bentham remained unconvinced that Berkely should be honoured with this. Mr Berkely brought a memorial to Bentham this afternoon signed by Sir William [Jackson] Hooker, and upon reflection Berkeley’s claims are stronger than he had anticipated and ‘readily’ signed the memorial. Bentham assured Berkeley of Sabine’s support of his application.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3468Bentham; George (1800 - 1884)1800 - 1884
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
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