Reference numberCD/47/5
TitleLetter from J.F. Jones, Joint Manager and Secretary of the British South Africa Company, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society
Date8 May 1903
DescriptionAsks the approximate amount of guarantee that the British South Africa Company would have to give in respect of the measure-standard that the Royal Society would like to borrow from the Russian Government [for use measuring the geodetic arc along the 30th meridian from the Zambesi to Lake Tanganyika, Africa].
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NA7376Huggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer1824 - 1910
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