Reference numberNLB/59/518
Alternative reference numberNLB/59 p284
TitleCopy letter from Edwin Deller, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs Coward and Hawksley, Sons and Chance; 30 Mincing Lane, E.C.3.
Date11 October 1920
DescriptionInforms Messrs Coward and Hawksley, Sons and Chance that the Society will shortly be considering the question of taking over their proportion of the Securities bequeathed by the late Dr. Rudolph Messel. Asks if they can let him know the approximate present value of the Society's share of the bequest and the approximate value when the various annuities have fallen in.
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