Reference numberNLB/71/301
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p154
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr. A. C. Roxburgh, W1
Date22 March 1928
DescriptionReplies that the Royal Society is in no better situation than anyone else to inform Dr. A. C. Roxburgh on the Early Fellows, specifically Dr. James Grieve. Informs him of a biography of Grieve in Munk's 'Dictionary of National Biography' and points out discrepancies between Munk's facts and his, explains there was another Fellow called John Grieve and asks if the two have been confused. Mentions that James Grieve spells his name as 'Grieve', as done in the 'Charter Book' and 'Greive'.
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