Reference numberNLB/57/353
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p199
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to B Watson Esq, Society of Apothecaries of London; Water Lane, Queen Victoria Street, EC
Date23 October 1919
DescriptionAdvises the date of the foundation of the Royal Society is 1662, and advises the recipient they will find details in books of reference and London guides, and greater length in the 'Record of the Royal Society,' which is probably held at the Guildhall Library.
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