Reference numberNLB/39/639
Alternative reference numberNLB/39 p389
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Less, Musgrove & Co, Birmingham, Hershell Street
Date18 February 1909
DescriptionHarrison asks to a copy of the portions of Mr Gore's Will which refer to his bequest the the Royal Society in order that the Council have its precise terms before accepting. Harrison is to add that the Council, in the event of its acceptance of the bequest, will raise no objection to the payment by the Executors of the rent to which Lee, Musgrove & Co refer in their letter.
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