Reference numberNLB/45/721
Alternative reference numberNLB/45 p434
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to the Rev, Henry Lansdell DD, Morden College, Blackheath, SE
Date29 April 1912
Description'In reply to your memorandum of the 26th instant with reference to the story about Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Society was not established until the year 1663, nearly a century after the Elizabethan era.'
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