|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Privy Purse Office; Buckinham Palace
|6 December 1923
|Pleads for the custom of presenting a silver replica of the Royal Medal to be continued. Gives the reason Hardy heard as a young Fellow that, 'scientific men as a class being poor', the silver medal figures as an heirloom if the gold medal is sold.
Fellows associated with this archive
|Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)
|1864 - 1934