Reference numberNLB/58/718
Alternative reference numberNLB/58 p387
TitleCopy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Agnes Fry; Failand House, Bristol
Date11 June 1920
DescriptionConfirms that it was as a member of the Privy Council that Sir Edward Fry was elected a Fellow of the Society in 1883. Explains that the earlier statutes allowed the election of members of the Privy Council, however, in 1902 this was repealed and a new statute was passed under the heading of 'Special Elections'.
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