Reference numberNLB/19/343
Alternative reference numberNLB/19 p192
TitleCopy letter from Joseph Lister, to Professor John Perry, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date15 August 1899
DescriptionThe Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury have requested Lister to convey their sense of the value of the services Perry has rendered respecting the settling of the clause now agreed upon for the protection of Government Observatories from the effects of electricity. Believes that steps will be taken under the cause for the protection of the Kew Observatory and trusts the Royal Society may count on Perry's further help in this matter.
Physical descriptionManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
NA5509Perry; John (1850 - 1920)1850 - 1920
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView