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|Copy letter from G [George] Rennie, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Prof Joseph Henry, Washington [USA]
|19 October 1849
|Will write soon to give thanks for the first volume of the publication of the Smithsonian Institute. Informs that it is anticipated that the Smithsonian will be added to the list of institutes to receive publications from the Royal Society, as several members of the Council have expressed the desire to do so. Informs that the progress of the Smithsonian Institute will be regarded with 'the liveliest interest and most hopeful expectations.'
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