Reference numberNLB/72/743
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p399
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Librarian of Gilstrap Public Library & Municipal Museum; Newark
Date2 April 1930
DescriptionIn reply to the Librarian's enquiry about Mr Robert Robison [sic] and whether he was the first Newark man to be elected FRS. Suggests that in order to answer this question, the Librarian sends a list of names of Newark men who were antiquaries, naturalists and physicians, and the Royal Society can say whether they were Fellows or not.
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