Reference numberNLB/5/127
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p50
TitleCopy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Herrn Professor Fränkel, 12 Neustädtischer Kirchstrasse, Berlin
Date23 March 1891
DescriptionGeikie has the pleasure of sending a cheque for 100 marks as a contribution from the Royal Society to the testimonial to Professor Virchow, and asks that they convey the Society's congratulations to its Foreign Member on the occasion of his seventieth birthday. The Council of the Society would also be grateful to receive a bronze copy of the medal for preservation in their collection of medals of 'distinguished Scientific men'.
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