Reference numberNLB/57/667
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p382
TitleCopy letter from Joseph John Thomson, President of the Royal Society; to Sir Godfrey Thomas Bart
Date8 January 1920
DescriptionExpresses on behalf of the Royal Society thanks to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales [Edward VIII] for agreeing to attend his admittance to the Royal Society on the 22 January at 3.30pm, and advises that a special meeting of the Society has been called for this, and if he still wishes as he previously expressed to stay and hear a reading of a short paper, they would consider it a privilege to provide one that would be of interest to him.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8288Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist1856 - 1940
NA5908Edward VIII (1894 - 1972); King of Great Britain Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the seas Emperor of India1894 - 1972
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