Reference numberNLB/3/976
Alternative reference numberNLB/3 p450
TitleCopy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Mr Pilbean, Whitehall Rooms, Hotel Metropole
Date28 November 1889
DescriptionSends a copy of the requested list, with names of Fellows of the Royal Society who will pay marked with a tick, and unticked names for their guests, who will paid for by their indicated hosts. Names marked with an 'S' are the Society's guests who will bring invitation cards, and whose dinner fees are to be charged to the Society.

Also asks that the name of Walter White is removed, and Mr Cory added.

The total number of guests is 202, but the number likely to attend may be closer to 190. A table plan will be sent this afternoon.
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