Reference numberNLB/73/187
Alternative reference numberNLB/73 p93
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to E. E. Stromeyer Esq., West Didsbury, Manchester
Date5 February 1931
DescriptionReplies that the Royal Society does not publish lists of subject matters of the papers that are read. Agrees with E. E. Stromeyer that the German Akademie der Wissenschafter in Gottingen may have originally included the name 'Britanicorum', as the King of Britain at the time was also the Elector of Hannover, but does not know where to turn to prove this.
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