Reference numberMC/4/227
TitleLetter from [Charles] Trevelyan, Treasury Chambers, to the [Marquis of Northampton] President of the Royal Society
Date24 April 1848
DescriptionForwarding a copy of a letter from the Hudson's Bay Company, dated 6 March 1848, to Trevelyan, as well as a copy of its enclosure relating to an account for supplies for Captain Lefroy's magnetic survey of North America. Trevelyan reports the Lords of the Treasury are willing to recommend to Parliament a grant of £1,000 as the public's contribution to the expense.

[The enclosure is present and covers both HBC's letter and the account referenced. It is over three papers and has a total extent of 10p. These papers are labelled within the volume as MC/4/227a-MC/4/227c.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/4/191
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2272Compton; Spencer Joshua Alwyne (1790 - 1851); 2nd Marquess of Northampton1790 - 1851
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