Reference numberNLB/72/823
Alternative reference numberNLB/72 p440
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr W. H. van Seters; Scheldestraat 30 I, Holland
Date10 May 1930
DescriptionIn reply to Dr W. H. van Seters' enquiry about Pieter Lyonet (elected FRS on 14 January 1747/8), informs him that the Royal Society possesses a copy of Lyonet's 'Traite Anatomique' and 'Recherches sur l'Anatomie ... d'Insectes', but that the Royal Society has little more. To find Lyonet's letter to Martin Folkes, suggests that van Seters contacts the British Museum or the collection of W. H. Browne-Ffolkes.
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