Reference numberNLB/70/783
Alternative reference numberNLB/70 p408
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Clerk of the Society of Apothecaries; Water Lane, E.C.4.
Date7 September 1927
Description'In reply to your inquiry of the 5th instant the usual latin designation of a Fellow of the Royal Society is "Regiae Societatis Socius". I note from old engravings and other documents that this was in the past abbreviated to "R.S.S.".'
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