London Mechanics' Institution.At a Meeting of the Committee of Managers of the London Mechanics' Institution on Monday the 6th day of June 1825, the Secretary reported that the Hon.ble Ja.s Abercromby, New St.t., Spring Gardens, had given to the Institution the Sum of Ten Pounds. Resolved that the Thanks of the Committee be transmitted to the Hon.ble Ja.s Abercromby for his Liberal Donation and that His Name be inserted in the List of Honorary Members. By Order of the Committee, Rob.t Christie, Secretary.
The London Mechanics' Institution, founded by Dr. George Birkbeck in 1823, originally housed at 29 Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane. It became the 'Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution' in 1866 and is now simply Birkbeck, part of the University of London. A scarce item.
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