Reference numberNLB/60/93
Alternative reference numberNLB/60 p53
TitleCopy letter from David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society; to the Lord Rayleigj, FRS
Date10 December 1920
DescriptionEncloses a cheque for £116. 10. 8. being the sum payable to the the Lord Rayleigh as the Rumford Medallist for 1920 [not enclosed]. Notes that, owing to the Royal Mint's inability to supply the medal in gold, the whole balance of the Rumford Fund has been handed over in order that the Lord Rayleigh may obtain this with the sum when it becomes possible.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944); botanist1857 - 1944
NA7877Strutt; Robert John (1875 - 1947); 4th Baron Rayleigh1875 - 1947
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