Reference numberNLB/62/372
Alternative reference numberNLB/62 p209
TitleCopy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. [John Louis Emil] Dreyer; 14 Staverton Road, Oxford
Date2 February 1922
DescriptionInforms Dr. [John Louis Emil] Dreyer that they have found a bundle of 70 autographed letters of [John] Flamsteed from 1672-1687 'in a cupboard'. Explains that they are in a poor condition, however, that the content looks of considerable interest. Asks Dr. Dreyer if he is able to call at the Society and consider whether they ought to be preserved. Notes that he would be doing the Society a great service.
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NA1226Jeans; Sir; James Hopwood (1877 - 1946); physicist and mathematician1877 - 1946
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