Reference numberNLB/6/479
Alternative reference numberNLB/6 p199
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Honorable Secretary, Oxford University Junior Scientific Club
Date19 May 1892
DescriptionThe Secretary's application for the loan of the Royal Society's portrait of Robert Boyle was brought before the President and Council at their meeting today, they are willing to lend the portrait but only on condition that the the club will bear the expense which the Society must incur of sending a messenger in charge of the picture to Oxford and afterwards of bringing it back to London. The picture is very valuable and the President and Council do not think it would be justified in transmitting it without this precaution.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8137Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist1627 - 1691
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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