|Alternative reference number||NLB/8 p199|
|Title||Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Dr Joseph Achille Le Bel, 25 Rue Franklin, Paris|
|Date||3 November 1893|
I have the pleasure to inform you that the President and Council of the Royal Society have awarded to you and to Professor J H van' t Hoff [Jacobus Hendrik van 't Hoff] the Davy Medal in recognition of the introduction of the theory of asymmetric carbon, and its use in explaining the constitution of optically active carbon compounds.
I am, your obedient servant,
(signed) Arch Geikie
For. Sec. R.S. [Foreign Secretary, Royal Society]'.
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|NA6174||Geikie; Sir; Archibald (1835 - 1924)||1835 - 1924|