Reference numberNLB/60/419
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p234
TitleCopy letter from [Alfred Hastings] White, Assistant Librarian of the Royal Society; to A. J. Michell Esquire; Sherrifhales, Shifnal, Shropshire
Date3 February 1921
DescriptionInforms Mr. A. J. Michell that there is no trace of a Captain Henry in the Society's records. Notes that Thomas, on the other hand, was an FRS, elected in 1705 and well known for inventing a form of steam engine.
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