Reference numberNLB/57/656
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p376
TitleCopy letter from Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society, FRS, IMS, CMG
Date7 January 1920
DescriptionThe President of the Royal Society [Sir Joseph John Thomson, PRS] wrote to the Prince of Wales [Edward VIII] asking him for a date for his admittance into the Royal Society, and he has responded with 22 January 3.30pm. The President, [Sir William Bate] Hardy, FRS, [Secretary of the Royal Society] and Sir James Hopwood Jeans, FRS, think it best to call a special meeting of the Royal Society on the 22 January at 3.30, moving the Council meeting to the morning. Requests Sir David Prain contact them by the following day if he has any objection.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944); botanist1857 - 1944
NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)1864 - 1934
NA5908Edward VIII (1894 - 1972); King of Great Britain Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the seas Emperor of India1894 - 1972
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