Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes nominations for new members; papers on the Royal Society relief fund; papers by Airy on the difference in properties of hot and cold rolled malleable iron in regard to receiving and retaining induced magnetism ('On the strains in beams'; 'The diurnal inequalities of terrestrial magnetism', 1841-1857; and 'First analysis of 177 magnetic storms'); and a paper titled 'Did Sir Humphrey Davy promise to nominate C. Babbage as Secretary of the Royal Society, November 1826'. The correspondents include G.G. Stokes, C.V. Walker, B. Stewart, A. de Morgan, W. Smyth, J.F.W. Herschel, E. Sabine, J.R. Hind, J. Fowler, R.I. Murchison, C. Fox and W. De La Rue.