Reference numberNLB/71/976
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p504
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to David Chamberlin Esq., London Missionary Society, Broadway SW1
Date2 January 1929
DescriptionReplies that David Livingston was elected a Fellow in 1858 and signed the Charter Book 1865. Agrees with David Chamberlin that the certificate is exceptional in that all the signatories have signed it with amplification. Although Towle is sure there are others like it.
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