Documents related to the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society,
|Main Creator:||Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society (1821-)|
The collection comprises letters, legal documents, rules of the Society, envelopes with notes of the contents (or former contents) inscribed on the outside, and some printed items. These last include a notice of the issuing of debenture stock and a bill exempting Scientific Societies from paying rates on their premises. There are also letters and documents related to the York Street Flax Spinning Company.
Many of the letters are addressed to Robert Lloyd Patterson, amateur naturalist and linen manufacturer, and president of the Society from 1881 to 1883, and again from 1894 to 1896.
Physical description: 1 folder (33 items).
|Call Number||View in||Collection|
|MS 50,619/1-33||Manuscripts Reading Room||Manuscripts|
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