Reference numberNLB/44/573
Alternative reference numberNLB/44 p349
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison [per H Robinson] to The Reverend, W A Wickham, St Andrew's Vicarage, Wigan
Date4 September 1911
Description'With reference to your enquiry re Patrick Gordon MA, FRS [Fellow of the Royal Society], I regret that we are unable to furnish you with any information regarding this person, with the exception that we know he was the Rev Patrick Gordon, form an inspection of the first edition (1693) of the work quoted, which is in our Library. He was elected a Fellow in 1694, and is found as an author in the Philosophical Transactions [of the Royal Society] in 1701.'
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