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Reference numberMS/756/1
LevelItem
TitleDraft letter from Michael Foster to unknown correspondents
Date[1881-1903]
DescriptionTwo draft letters. Front: replies to a letter from 19 September ascertaining that the Council of the Royal Society, in their first meeting after the recess, discussed the correspondent's request for Mancini's papers on Parairemuoto (see AP/22/13), and granted leave for him to take a copy. The Council understood he will provide a transcriber accustomed to Italian who may attend at the Royal Society any day between ten and four. The Council has no evidence a copy has been retained of the secretary's letter to Mancini. Back: refers to a previous letter and requests the correspondent's (The Rt Honourable C W F) aid once more in striking their Copley Medal. The name to be inscribed in it is Sir William Thomson. Informs they will require eases only for the two Davy Medals.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionPaper
Access statusOpen
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