Reference numberNLB/56/447
Alternative reference numberNLB/56 p262
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Paul Cambon] the French Ambassador
Date7 February 1919
DescriptionEncloses a cheque for £116.6.11 in favour of Dr. Alfred Perot and Professor Charles Fabry who were jointly awarded the Rumford Medals of the Royal Society [not enclosed]. Notes that, owing to the Royal Mint's inability to supply medals in gold or silver, the whole balance of the Rumford Fund has been handed over in order that the medallists may obtain these with the sum. Asks the Embassador to transmit the cheque to Dr. Perot as the senior medallist.
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