Reference numberMC/10/291
TitleLetter from J Christison, Secretary, University Court Edinburgh, Edinburgh, to Dr [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society, London
Date15 October 1875
DescriptionEnclosing a copy letter regarding Professor Wyville Thomson's application for an extended leave of absence from his duties at University of Edinburgh. Thomson is in charge of scientific investigations on the 'Challenger' expedition. The court cannot sanction his prolonged absence unless they can get Professor [Thomas Henry] Huxley as his substitute.

[Enclosure is present as MC/10/292 within the volume, see related record.]
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Related records in the catalogueMC/10/292
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
NA6353Thomson; Sir; Charles Thomas Wyville (1830 - 1882); naturalist1830 - 1882
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