Reference numberNLB/5/1143
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p455a
TitleDraft letter from John Evans, to the Prince of Wales [George Frederick Ernest Albert]
Date14 January 1892
The Fellows of the Royal Society of London assembled to-day at an Ordinary Meeting determined at once to adjourn in consequence of the great sorrow which has befallen the Nation through the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence and Avondale and in doing ^so^ desired permission to convey to your Royal Highness a sincere expression of their deepfelt sympathy with you in this terrible affliction.
I remain, Sir, Your Royal Highness's Most Obedient Servant,
(signed) John Evans
Treasurer & Vice President in the Chair'.
Physical descriptionA rough draft letter, with the left edge pasted into the volume.
Access statusOpen
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