Reference numberNLB/2/768
Alternative reference numberNLB/2 p378
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby
Date1 November 1888
DescriptionFoster is directed by the President and Council of the Royal Society to request that he make known to Queen Victoria their recommendation of Baron Ferdinand von Mueller and Professor Osborne Reynolds for this year's award of the Royal Medals. Foster asks that Ponsonby convey the Queen's response.
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