Reference numberNLB/57/454
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p257
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Annie Foster; Pell View Wodplumpton, nr [near] Preston, Lancs [Lancashire]
Date11 November 1919
DescriptionWriting to give thanks for the miniature portrait of Captain [Henry] Foster, Copley Medalist of the Royal Society [1827 'For his magnetic and other observations made during the Arctic expedition to Port Bowen'] sent by Sir Richard Threlfell after Miss Annie Foster handed it to him for presentation. Advises it was laid before the President [Sir Joseph John Thomson, PRS] and Council of the Royal Society 23 October, and has been placed in a suitable location in the apartments of the Royal Society.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7230Foster; Henry (1796 - 1831); navigator1796 - 1831
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
NA6235Threlfall; Sir; Richard (1861 - 1932)1861 - 1932
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