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Reference numberNLB/18/631
Alternative reference numberNLB/18 p363
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Lister, President of the Royal Society, High Cliff, Lyme Regis
Date13 April 1899
DescriptionRelates to the donation of £30 which is annually paid to Mr David Carrington out of the general funds. The Treasurer believes that it could be paid out of the Scientific Relief Fund.

Mr David Carrington, who is of unsound mind and is in a private asylum from which the Royal Society receives regular certificates of him being alive, is the brother of the late Mr R C Carrington, a Fellow of the Royal Society, and an astronomer of some distinction, who left a legacy to the Society of £2000 in 1875.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
NA3473Carrington; Richard Christopher (1826 - 1875); Astronomer1826 - 1875
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