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File — Container: CPS 1/2/1a
Letter concerning the petition for the Royal Charter of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 1832-05-21
Reference Code: GBR/0279/CPS 1/2/1a
Scope and Contents File contains the following:Unsigned letter [presumed to be in the hand of Adam Sedgwick] to the Privy Council / Prince William Frederick (1776-1834, Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1811 until his death and Patron of the Society), explaining the grounds on which the Society has resolved to petition for a charter of incorporation, namely respectability, influence, securing permanency, and the need to obtain adequate premises;Transcript of the letter, compiled...