Reference numberNLB/66/142
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p80
TitleCopy letter from William Bate Hardy, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Alfred William] Pollard, Esq., Department of Printed Books, British Museum, W.C.1
Date28 February 1924
DescriptionIn connection to the Arundel collection; Informs of the decision of the Council to accept the offer to sell the 4 identified books to the Trustees of the British Museum and to sell the remainder of the Arundel Collection, states that the sale is subject to the present Duke of Norfolk, a representative of which is expected this morning, however does not expect objection on the Duke's part. Also informs that the Council decided to have any money obtained from the sales to be kept in a separate fund 'The Arundel Library Fund' to purchase books for the Royal Society Library.
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Related records in the catalogueNLB/66/93
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NA8234Hardy; Sir; William Bate (1864 - 1934)1864 - 1934
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