Reference numberMS/427/17
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p4
TitleCopy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Rev. T. S. Thornton (Northampton)
Date4 December 1879
DescriptionConcerning the memorial tablet to the Marquis of Northampton. Replies that the Royal Society does not give grants to anything other than for scientific purposes. As Fellows can give funds individually, assumes the memorial must have been funded by a group of Fellows.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/11/449
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