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Reference numberMS/426/1
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p1
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Lord Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] President of the Royal Society; to Robert Rigg, Esq FRS, 2 Chatham Place, Walworth
Date19 December 1840
DescriptionLaid Robet Rigg's request in front of the Council, and regrets to inform they cannot comply. Explains that is is not custom for the Royal Society to give an opinion on experiments performed, unless it is to advise the government. Will make no exception to avoid setting an inconvenient precedence.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2868Rigg; Robert (1792 - 1861)1792 - 1861
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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