Reference numberNLB/64/804
Alternative reference numberNLB/64 p453
TitleCopy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messr Beachcroft, Hay & Ledward.
Date21 June 1923
DescriptionIn relation to repairs to the property of the deceased Percival Spencer Umfreville Pickering; informs the decision of the Finance Committee to approve the costs for repairs to the fence, roof and cost of a new kitchen; also informs Messrs Beachcroft, Hay & Ledward that the although in principle the executors can go ahead with any expenses without coming to the Royal Society from time to time, would like an idea of annual costs.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/64/918
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7012Pickering; Percival Spencer Umfreville (1858 - 1920)1858 - 1920
NA8273Prain; Sir; David (1857 - 1944); botanist1857 - 1944
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView