Reference numberCD/49/16
TitleCopy letter from the Secretary of the Royal Society, to the Secretary of His Majesty's Treasury
Date13 December 1904
DescriptionDiscusses the Treasury's offer to provide half the costs of printing and publishing the Oxford portion of the [International] Astrographic [Chart] Catalogue [as long as the printing cost does not exceed £2000]. Informs them of Oxford University's reply, offering to pay the other half, as long as the printing cost does not exceed £1400. Explains the difference in information regarding the upper limit of the printing costs, and suggests that it is now expected to come to around £1350. Assumes that when the work is completed it will be sent to home and foreign observatories, the same way that the Greenwich portion of the Catalogue was.
FormatTypescript copy
Access statusOpen
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