Reference numberMS/426/572
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p130
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Mr [James] Wilson
Date16 August 1856
DescriptionIn reply that the Lords Commissioners of her Majesty's Treasury will undertake the measure to provide accommodation for the Royal Society at Burlington house, ask if the Society can take immediate possession of the three rooms in the basement. These will be used for storage as the Society moves form Somerset house. Assures these rooms have already been repaired and the Registrar of the University of London has no objection to the matter.
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