Reference numberNLB/40/144
Alternative reference numberNLB/40/ p85
TitleCopy letter from Alfred Bray Kempe to The Secretary, Charity Commission, St James's, SW
Date23 May 1909
Description'W Dr H C Sorby's Charity. 87237 Legacy of £15,000.
In reply to your enquiry contained in your letter of April 3rd last, I have to report for the information of the Charity Commissioners, that the £15,000 bequeathed by Dr H C Sorby has been invested in the corporate name of the Royal Society in the purchase of £15503. 16. 6 India three and a half percent stock.'
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NA6638Kempe; Sir; Alfred Bray (1849 - 1922)1849 - 1922
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