Reference numberNLB/13/533
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p324
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Admiral William James LLoyd Wharton, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date3 October 1896
DescriptionIn turning out the safe Harrison has found a sealed packet apparently containing a pass-book and endorsed 'Dr. Young's banker's account for money belonging to the Admiralty', with a note indicating that it was delivered by Dr Young's widow with papers belonging to the Board of Longitude, and sundry other notes.

Nobody seems to know what to do with the item and Dr [Michael] Foster has suggested Harrison ask Wharton to call in and see it next time he is passing. The packet is sealed with the seal of Sir Edward Sabine, former President of the Royal Society.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8025Wharton; Sir; William James Lloyd (1843 - 1905)1843 - 1905
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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