Reference numberMC/13/6
TitleLetter from Leonard Courtney, Treasury Chambers, to [Thomas Henry Huxley], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House
CreatorCourtney; Leonard Henry (1832-1918); 1st Baron Courtney of Penwith; British politician
Date17 January 1884
DescriptionForwarding correspondence relating to the invitation from the US government to an international conference on fixing a meridian proper.

[Enclosures are present, have an extent of 8p over three papers, and are labelled MC/13/6a-6c within the volume.]
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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