Reference numberMS/426/334
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p99
TitleCopy letter from Lord Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] President of the Royal Society; to Viscount Morpeth [George Howard]
Date12 July 1848
DescriptionEncloses a copy of the resolution of the Council of the Royal Society and a letter from the registrar of the University of London. The consent of the university is conditional on the approval of the Champions of the Woods. Hopes there will be no reason for them to withdraw the offer of the rooms. Explains the reason for these rooms is to allow the President to hold his annual Soirees, when it is found he does no room to do so in London.
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