Reference numberMS/426/610
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p137
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Viscount Enfield [George Byng]
Date1 December 1857
DescriptionReplies the Royal Society will be happy to allow the Portrait of Newton to be copied at the apartments of the Royal Society. Asks for Mr Hayes to apply to Mr [Walter] White at Burlington House. [See MS/426/625]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/625
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4880Byng; George Stevens (1806 - 1886); 2nd Earl of Stafford1806 - 1886
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