Reference numberMC/5/169
TitleLetter from James South [?], Office of Committee of Privy Council for Trade, Marine Department, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date3 June 1854
DescriptionFollowing up from the recommendations of the Brussels [Maritime] Conference 1853, South [?] asks the Society for current desiderata regarding meteorological observations at sea. The Lords of the Committee of Privy Council for Trade aim to send an estimate for an office for this purpose to parliament.
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