Reference numberNLB/62/221
Alternative reference numberNLB/62 p125
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir David Prain, Treasurer and Vice President of the Royal Society
Date5 January 1922
DescriptionInforms Sir David Prain that he has received the Rayleigh Portrait papers and is sending them to Sir Richard [Tetley] Glazebrook. Also encloses a letter and the accompanying correspondence received from the solicitors to the Executor of the late Mr. [Percival] Spencer [Umfreville] Pickering [not enclosed]. Comments that: 'We seem fated to be mixed up in family quarrels among people who leave us money which is of no direct benefit to us'.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944)1857 - 1944
NA7012Pickering; Percival Spencer Umfreville (1858 - 1920)1858 - 1920
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