Reference numberNLB/66/869
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p483
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to E. W. Shurlock Esq., Derby.
Date1 August 1924
DescriptionReplies on behalf of Dr. G. C. Simpson for an enquiry regarding the life of Rev. Abraham Benet, FRS. In that the certificate for his candidature was read to the Royal Society in December 1788 and was elected in March 1789. Mentions the reasons for his candidature, the signature of the fellows on his candidture and his publications in the Philsophical Transactions Vol 77 and 82. Full name of the recipent may be missing as the corner of the page is missing.
Physical descriptionCorner of the page missing, loosm to be ripped off.
Access statusOpen
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