Reference numberNLB/1/735
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p496
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Colonel Alexander Ross Clarke
Date19 November 1887
DescriptionThe President and Council of the Royal Society have awarded Clarke a Royal Medal for his comparison of standards of length and determination of the figure of earth and Her Majesty has been pleased to approve the award. They hope Clarke will be present at the Anniversary Meeting of the Society on 30 November to receive the medal from the President. A card inviting Clarke to attend the dinner at Willis' Rooms a a guest of the Society was sent to Clarke's old address. If not yet received Clarke should communicate with the Assistant Secretary.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6961Clarke; Alexander Ross (1828 - 1914)1828 - 1914
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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