Reference numberNLB/66/331
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p185
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Richard Pilcher Esq., Registrar and Secretary, Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain, Russell Square, W.C
Date10 April 1924
DescriptionThanks Richard Pilcher for referring to him as a Major, although informs Pilcher that he never rose above the rank of Sergeant in 12 years of voluntary service. Informs that the Royal Society have only 4 engravings of the individuals Pilcher is interested in; Charles II, Dr. [William] Henry, James Keir and Seth Ward and will facilitate having them photographed.
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NA8245Keir; James (1735 - 1820); chemist1735 - 1820
NA2442Ward; Seth (1617 - 1689); astronomer and bishop of Exeter and Salisbury1617 - 1689
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