Reference numberMS/426/49
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p31
TitleCopy letter from [John William] Lubbock, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Allan Cunningham Esq., 30 Lower Belgrave Place, Pimlico
Date15 March 1842
DescriptionInforms of the arrival of the 'beautiful' bust of Mrs. Somerville and states it has been proposed to place it in the Library. Requests suggestions as to the type of columns or other supports that will be needed.
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