Reference numberNLB/23/2/69
Alternative reference numberNLB/23/2 p75-76
TitleCopy letter from Sir William Huggins, to General Sir Dighton Probyn, Keeper of the Privy Purse
Date16 May 1901
DescriptionHumbly requests that his His Majesty may be pleased to renew the gift of the Royal Society of the two gold medals founded by His Majesty King George the Fourth. They are annually awarded by the Sovereign on the recommendation of the Royal Society's Council for the two most important contributions to the advancement of natural knowledge.
Physical descriptionTypescript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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