Reference numberNLB/57/775
Alternative reference numberNLB/57p440
TitleCopy letter from Sir David Prain, FRS, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coutts & Co, 440 Strand, WC
Date2 February 1920
DescriptionAdvises that Mr Basil King of 90 Canon Street EC, acting on the instructions of Sir Arthur Schuster, FRS, has transferred to the Royal Society £5000 of War Stock 5%. Encloses the certificate of proprietorship [not enclosed] and asks for this to be deposited with the other securities in their charge. Says 'It is to be noted that the amount appertains to the Royal Society Trusts Account.'
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NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944); botanist1857 - 1944
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