Reference numberNLB/66/67
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p39
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to John Acee, Esq., North Carolina, USA
Date15 February 1924
DescriptionReplies that a thorough search of the archives has failed to reveal any trace of the John Acee's grandfather, Joshua L. Acee and his name does not appear in the list of Fellows, asks for the original diploma to be sent through registered mail instead of a copy as it may help trace the source; confirms that diplomas were issued instead of certificates prior to 1731.
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