Reference numberMC/12/235
TitleLetter from Frank Rede Fowke, Secretary of the Solar Physics Committee, Science and Art Department, London, to [Michael Foster and George Gabriel Stokes], Secretaries of the Royal Society
CreatorFowke; Frank Rede (1847-1927); British civil servant
Date26 February 1882
DescriptionRegarding the Committee's application to send two of its members to observe the solar eclipse at Thebes. Fowke asks whether the Council would defray the travel expenses of Captain Abney, J Norman Lockyer, as well as their two assistants.

[Enclosed, with a total extent of 3p, is the Committee's resolution from 9 July 1881 as well as a Memorandum by Abney and Lockyer. The enclosure overs three papers, labelled MC/12/235a-235c within the volume.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/12/238
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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