Reference numberMS/929/1/16
TitleLetter from William Fletcher Barrett, FRS, to James Mackenzie Davidson
Date6 December [1909]
DescriptionInforms Mackenzie Davidson that he went to the Royal Society on the 30th and sat in on a Council Meeting. Notes that the reading of reports went on for so long that he had to leave before saying what he intended to say [unspecified]. However, notes that when someone has done so much work for a particular field as Mackenzie Davidson has, [their cadidature] is usually passed over.
Extent4 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3523Barrett; Sir; William Fletcher (1844 - 1925); physicist1844 - 1925
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