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Reference numberNLB/65/668
Alternative reference numberNLB/65 p370
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of His Majesty's Privy Purse Office; Buckinham Palace
Date6 December 1923
DescriptionPleads 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.
Extent1p
FormatCarbon
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)1864 - 1934
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