|Alternative reference number||NLB/18 p363|
|Title||Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Lister, President of the Royal Society, High Cliff, Lyme Regis|
|Date||13 April 1899|
|Description||Relates 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.
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8069||Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis||1827 - 1912|
|NA3473||Carrington; Richard Christopher (1826 - 1875); Astronomer||1826 - 1875|