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Reference numberCMB/5/1
LevelFile
TitleMinutes, meeting of the Tsetse Fly Committee
Date9 July 1896
DescriptionLists those present; the President [Lister] in the chair, Mr W J Blandford, Professor M Foster; Dr Kanthack; Sir John Kirk. Apologies from Professor B Sanderson

Minute appointing the Committee was read

Lists committee business -- a letter from the Colonial Office enclosing a report from Surgeon-Major Bruce and requesting the Society to appoint a committee on the matter; a letter from Ray Lankester with his views on the scheme; a report from Mr Blandford on previous investigations; a letter from Sir John Kirk on the distribution of the disease in Africa. p1

Gives committee resolutions to request information from the Government on the distribution, to procure specimens of tsetse fly, to arrange investigations with Sir David Bruce and look into assistance from the Imperial funds, and to have a memo drawn up on the Surra disease in India. from Mr Blandford and Dr Kanthack p2.
Extent2pp
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8069Lister; Joseph (1827 - 1912); 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis1827 - 1912
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