Reference numberNLB/67/605
Alternative reference numberNLB/67 p325
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [John Farquhar] Fulton Esq.; Bradmore Road, Oxford
Date26 January 1925
DescriptionInforms [John Farquhar] Fulton that the Royal Society will be disappointed if the bid for Eliot's [Massachusetts American Indian] translation of the Bible ['Mamusse Wunneetupanatamwe Up-Biblum God' / the Algonquian Bible] and Baxter's 'Call to the Unconverted' does not exceed £150, and that the books were not originally sent by Eliot to [Robert] Boyle but presented to the Royal Society by Governor [of Connecticut, John] Winthrop (FRS) in 1669. Also discusses the 300th anniversary of Boyle's birth.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7404Winthrop; John (1606 - 1676); colonial governor and physician1606 - 1676
NA8137Boyle; Robert (1627 - 1691); natural philosopher and chemist1627 - 1691
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