Reference numberNLB/67/640
Alternative reference numberNLB/67 p345
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr John Horne, FRS
Date5 February 1925
DescriptionApologises for misleading Dr John Horne, as previously Towle said that Sir Archibald Geikie was the first and only Geologist - to be President of the Society, but actually the Marquis of Northampton [Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton] of the Geological Society was President of the Royal Society from 1838-1848.
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NA6268Horne; John (1848 - 1928)1848 - 1928
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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