In answer to yours of yesterday's date addressed to the President, I am instructed to inform you that on Tuesday we sent explanatory documents to you addressed to Edinburgh. I have the honour to inclose herewith duplicate of the same to your town address and shall be pleased to furnish you with any further information you may desire.
I am, Sir, your obedient servant,
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.