Reference numberNLB/12/840
Alternative reference numberNLB/12 p471
TitleCopy letter from Joseph Lister, to Sir Francis Knollys
Date16 May 1896
I shall be much obliged if you will place the enclosed card of invitation before Their Royal Hignesses the Prince and Princess of Wales and express to them on behalf of myself and the Council the great gratification it would give us and the Fellows of the Society generally if Their Royal Highnesses would honour us with their presence on this occasion.
I am, your obedient servant,
(signed) Joseph Lister
Pres. R.S. [President, Royal Society]'.
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