Reference numberNLB/36/820
Alternative reference numberNLB/36 p477
TitleCopy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to the American Ambassador
Date20 December 1907
DescriptionStrutt presents his compliments to the Ambassador and informs him of the funeral of Lord Kelvin in Westminster Abbey on the next Monday at noon. Should any of the academies or other scientific institutions of America wish to be presented at the ceremony, he will be obliged if an early indication of the number and names of those representatives be sent to the Royal Society so that suitable space may be provided for them in the Abbey.
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