Reference numberNLB/13/325
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p186
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Professor Francis Landey Patton, President, Princeton University, New Jersey, United States of America
Date24 July 1896
DescriptionFoster is directed by the President and Council to say that they accept with great pleasure the invitation to send a delegate to the approaching Sesquicentennial Celebration of Princeton. Professor Joseph John Thomson, Fellow and Cavendish Professor of Physics at the University of Cambridge, has undertaken the duty of representing them on this occasion.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
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