Reference numberRBO/9/56
Alternative reference numberRBO.9.95
Title'To the Queens most Excellent Majesty The Humble Petition of the President Councill and Fellows of the Royall Society of London'
Description'That your Petitioners are a Corporation founded by your Royall Uncle King Charles the Second for Improving Naturall Knowledge and that for want of a Place of their own to meet in, they have, by the favour of theTrustees and Professors of Sir Thomas Gresham, been allowed the use of Roomes in Bishopgate Street to meet in and for their Library and Repository. And that the Said Trustees and Professors are about Pulling Down and Rebuilding the Said Colledge in a new form, Which will afford your Petitioners no Convenient Accommodation And that a Seat nearer Westminster would be more Convenient for Persons of Quality and Render our Meetings more numerous, and thereby Conduce more to the Improvement of Naturall Knowledge...'

Asking for some ground fifty foot by sixty to build in any part of the Mews

Read to the Royal Society on 10 January 1704
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Access statusOpen
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