Reference numberNLB/39/579
Alternative reference numberNLB/39 p350
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to R W Goulding, Welbeck Abbey, Worksop
Date9 February 1909
Description'Dear Sir,
In reply to your letter of the 8th instant, the second Duke of Portland was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on December 6, 1739, and the third Duke on June 5, 1766, but we have no record in the Society to should that the fourth Duke of Portland was ever elected to a Fellowship.'
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