Reference numberNLB/61/582
Alternative reference numberNLB/61 p335
TitleCopy letter from Frederick Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [Edward John] Russell, FRS
Date10 August 1921
DescriptionInforms Dr. [Edward John] Russell that under the will of the late Mr. [Percival] Spencer [Umfreville] Pickering the Society is entitled to legacy upon trust to procure the writing and publication of an account of the testator's work in pure science. Explains that Council have asked if Dr. Russell would be willing to collaborate with Dr. [Thomas Martin] Lowry in preparing such an account. Notes that it is proposed to offer a fee of 100 guineas for this work.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA1731Russell; Sir; Edward John (1872 - 1965)1872 - 1965
NA7012Pickering; Percival Spencer Umfreville (1858 - 1920)1858 - 1920
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