Reference numberNLB/40/106
Alternative reference numberNLB/40/ p63
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, President of the Royal Society to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur J Bigge, GCVO, KCB
Date7 April 1909
I shall be much obliged if you will place the enclosed card of invitation for the Royal Society's Soiree on Wednesday, May 12th, before His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and express to him on behalf of myself and the Council the great gratification it would give us and the Fellow general if His Royal Highness would honor us with his presence on this occasion.'
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6174Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)1835 - 1924
NA2964Schlich; Sir; William (1840 - 1925)1840 - 1925
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