Reference numberMS/426/285
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p91
TitleCopy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Col. [William Leader] Maberly [Joint Secretary of the General Post Office]
Date4 October 1847
DescriptionExplains that a receipt was sent to Mr Barry in Edinburgh, which, not only did not reach its destination until 25 August, but in another envelope. Uses the seal on the envelope as an example of the Royal Society seal. Encloses the replacement envelope so the guilty party can be identified through their handwriting.
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