Reference numberNLB/5/644
Alternative reference numberNLB/5 p259
TitleCopy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Keen & Drake, 41 Bedford Row, W.C.
Date1 August 1891
Description'Dear Sirs,
Enclosed you will find the Society's coat of arms, uncoloured however. The colours are as follows: - shield argent, on a quarter jules, and three lions of England in pale. Mr Rix left word with me that if the whole coat of arms is too elaborate, the crest alone might be done (as on the envelope sent herewith).
Yrs [Yours] faithfully,
T.E. James
(Clerk, RS [Royal Society])'.
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