Reference numberNLB/55/572
Alternative reference numberNLB/55 p310
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to The [Honourable] H.E. Kater Esq., Headingley, Wellington Street, Woollahra, Sydney
Date14 June 1918
DescriptionLetter regarding replacement of a Copley Medal awarded to Captain Henry Kater which was stolen from the home of his decendants. Letter advises that while the Royal Society is happy to replace the medal, no medals are currently being struck in gold due to the war and enquires as to whether the family would be willing to accept a medal struck in bronze or wait until the war is over to recieve one struck in gold
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