Reference numberNLB/71/576
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p292
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to F. H. Lyon Esq., the Athenaeum, Pall Mall, SW1
Date10 July 1928
DescriptionReplies that no information can be given on John Gedde as he was not a fellow of the Royal Society. Informs that as a result, the Royal Society does not have a copy of 'the English Apiary'. Suggests the British Museum Library as they may have a copy of an earlier publication of Gedde's, 'Method of Bee-houses, 1675 with later additions.'
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