Reference numberNLB/68/189
Alternative reference numberNLB/68 p99
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Shipley, GBE, FRS
Date27 May 1925
DescriptionIn reply to Sir Arthur Shipley's enquiry, informs him that no other Fellow was admitted at the same time as Samuel Pepys (15 February 1664). Appends a list of all the Fellows on the Council at the time of Pepys' election as President of the Royal Society in 1684.
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