Reference numberNLB/16/219
Alternative reference numberNLB/16 p114
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R F Gould, Fair View, Kingfield, Woking
Date24 February 1898
DescriptionIn answer to letter of 19 [February], Sir Alexander Burnes was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on April 10, 1834, and Sir James Burnes on April 2 1835. The brothers were elected Fellows before they were knighted.

Cannot give copies of their certificates without permission of the Council. If Gould makes a formal application for the copies, Harrison will lay it before the Council.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2528Burnes; Sir; Alexander (1805 - 1841)1805 - 1841
NA7550Burnes; James (1801 - 1862)1801 - 1862
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