Reference numberNLB/71/610
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p310
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Ralph Allen] Sampson, FRS
Date25 July 1928
DescriptionReplies to questions regarding Christian Huygens and associates. Sends a volume of the 'Annales Academiol' stating that the first article, 'the Oratio' will concern Huygen's lenses. Confirms that Christian Huygens never uses a small 'h' in the signatures of his name. States that Constantine is not a Fellow and no relevant information can be given. States the difference between the Charterbook signatures and the Lens Signatures is that the latter seem to be more rounded. Gives details as to how 2 of the lenses were acquired.
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueNLB/71/865
Fellows associated with this archive
NA671Sampson; Ralph Allen (1866 - 1939)1866 - 1939
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