Reference numberNLB/4/943
Alternative reference numberNLB/4 p391
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset
Date4 December 1890
DescriptionIn answer to Wallace's request addressed to the Assistant Secretary, Foster sends herewith a copy of the report of the Darwin Memorial Fund Committee and an extract from the Council Minutes of the Royal Society [no items attached]. Rix thinks these two documents will together give Foster the history of the foundation of the Darwin Medal.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6632Wallace; Alfred Russel (1823 - 1913)1823 - 1913
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