Record

Reference numberMS/426/679
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p155
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to T J Elliott Esq, Colonial Office
Date9 December 1959
DescriptionExplains that as the letter was addressed to the Royal Geographical Society, it was received a week later. Before it can be given to the the Council to recommend an individual, asks for more details regarding the duties and responsibilities. States that of the Duke of Newcastle [Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-Clinton] feels it will be better to give the details in a face to face interview, the President [Benjamin Collins Brodie] will be happy to oblige. The President asks for General Edward Sabine, the Treasurer and Vice President to accompany him.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8147Brodie; Sir; Benjamin Collins (1783 - 1862); Surgeon1783 - 1862
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView