Reference numberNLB/72/365
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p194
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Luella Wright; Department of English, State University of Iowa; Iowa, USA
Date9 August 1929
Description'In reply to your letter of July 30, I have to inform you that William Penn, the Founder of Pennsylvania, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on November 9, 1681.'
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