Reference numberNLB/65/501
Alternative reference numberNLB/65 p276
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr A. G. Gibson; 27 Banbury Road, Oxford
Date8 November 1923
DescriptionApologises that, in response to Dr A. G. Gibson's enquiry about William Thomson, the Royal Society has no obituary notices from the eighteenth century, but knows that William Thomson resigned from the Fellowship of the Royal Society in 1790.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA2730Thomson; William (1761 -)1761 -
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