Reference numberMS/426/493
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p118
TitleCopy letter from Rosse [William Parsons, President of the Royal Society]; to the Earl of Aberdeen [George Hamilton-Gordon]
Date30 November 1853
DescriptionInforms that the Committee appointed by the Memorialists to find a locality for the various Scientific Societies are compelled to address the Earl of Aberdeen regarding the subject. This is on hearing the intention of the Government to allocate space for the Royal Society in the new building on Kensington Gore. States that th majority are against such as move, as it would remove them from being close to the other Societies, which helps 'with the cultivation + position of science in this country.'
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NA2261Gordon; George Hamilton (1784 - 1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784 - 1860
NA8084Parsons; William (1800 - 1867); 3rd Earl of Rosse1800 - 1867
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