Reference numberNLB/68/578
Alternative reference numberNLB/68 p308
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. Derby Esq.; National Cyclopedia of American Biography, 70 Fifth Avenue, New York
Date2 September 1925
DescriptionIn reply to his enqiry, informs G. Derby that two Americans have received the Copley Medal since 1904: Albert Abraham Michelson in 1907 and George William Hill in 1909.
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