Reference numberNLB/54/71
Alternative reference numberNLB/54 p38
TitleCopy letter from William Abbott Herdman, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Elihu Thomson
Date2 February 1917
DescriptionInforms Professor Elihu Thomson that the President and Council are in support of his decision to donate the money awarded to him alongside the Hughes Medal to a charity connected with the war. Notes that the Council has suggested the Red Cross Society, and asks for Professor Thomson's approval of this suggestion.
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