Reference numberMS/426/656
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p147
TitleCopy letter from B C [Benjamin Collins] Brodie; President of the Royal Society; to Major Gen Hon C Grey; and to Richard Owen, President of the British Association.
Date9 December 1858
DescriptionIn reference to the interest shown by the Prince Consort [Albert] in the subject of the resolution of the Council of the British Association. States awareness of not soliciting the action of a member of the Royal Family. However as he is aware of the importance of science and the matter, citing his support will greatly influence the actions of the government and that of foreign states.
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Related records in the catalogueMC/5/377
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8147Brodie; Sir; Benjamin Collins (1783 - 1862); surgeon1783 - 1862
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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