Reference numberMC/5/172
TitleLetter from Benjamin Oliveira, 8 Upper Hyde Park Street, London, to Samuel Hunter Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society
Date10 July 1854
DescriptionRegarding the use of Oliveira's donation of £50 for a scientific object. Oliveira clarifies his intention behind the donation as ideally to be used for a specific investigation or as reward money. He would, however, be supportive of its use for a photographic apparatus for sunspots if the President and Council do not change their mind.
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Related records in the catalogueMC/5/165
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8168Christie; Samuel Hunter (1784 - 1865); mathematician1784 - 1865
NA1440Oliveira; Benjamin (c 1807 - 1865)c 1807 - 1865
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