Reference numberMS/426/569
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p129
TitleCopy letter from [John] Wrottesley; President of the Royal Society; to James Wilson, Esq, 1 Albermarle Street
Date4 June 1856
DescriptionInforms that at the full meeting of the Royal Society yesterday, it was almost unanimously resolved in reference to the move to Burlington house. One small issue raised was the right of the Royal Society to remove its pictures once they had been installed in the hall. Assures the agreement of the Government's offer not to offer accommodation any less than Burlington house.
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