Reference numberMS/427/168
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p33
TitleCopy letter from [William] Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society; to Col. the Hon. Colville
Date17 March 1882
DescriptionInforms of the election of the Duke of Edinburgh [Prince Alfred] as [Honorary] Fellow of the Royal Society. Explains the the Prince will need to sign the elector book on a date of a meeting and that he will not be expected to stay for longer than necessary afterwards.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/12/240
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