Reference numberMS/426/578
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p131
TitleCopy letter from [John] Wrottesley; President of the Royal Society; to Lord Palmeston [Henry John Temple]
Date28 January 1857
DescriptionThe last session of Parliament decided on the motion of Mr [James] Heywood to appoint a committee to improve relations between science and the Government. Palmeston [Henry John Temple] at the session expressed a readiness to reply on the opinions of the main cultivators of Science for advise on important matters. After much consideration and deliberation, sends the resolution of the Royal Society, and on the approval of the British Association, of the support for these measures.
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