Reference numberMS/427/46
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p9
TitleCopy letter from [William] Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society; to the Right Hon., the Secretary of State for the Home Office
Date19 June 1880
DescriptionInforms of the disagreement of finding the Royal Society under the the jurisdiction of the recent Charitable Trusts Act. Following Mr. Godrey Lushington's letter, requests for an additional clause to be added to the Act to ensure the Royal Society has the same status as Universities, Colleges and others. To be exempt from the Act.
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