Reference numberMC/12/292
TitleCopy letter from G G [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House, London, to the Secretary of the Treasury
CreatorStokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819-1903); British mathematician
Date23 December 1882
DescriptionRegarding the Royal Society Council's opinion relating to preparations for the proposed expedition to observe the next total solar eclipse. Stokes goes into detail regarding the ideal location and the distribution of funds.

[The five pages are all on separate papers, labelled MC/12/292a-d within the volume.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/12/287
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NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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