Reference numberMS/426/138
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p65
TitleCopy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof E [Edward] Forbes
Date16 June 1845
DescriptionInforms of a visit by a Quaker holding Forbes' card this morning, wishing to see the apartments. This was granted and a Clerk pointed out objects of interest, who the visitor then tried to tip. Explains, so Forbes can pass it on to his friends, that the Royal Society is not a public exhibition with a paying fee.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7641Forbes; Edward (1815 - 1854); naturalist1815 - 1854
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView