Reference numberMC/7/179
TitleLetter from Clements R [Robert] Markham, Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, 15 Whitehall Place, to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date2 March 1865
DescriptionRegarding the Society's recently adopted resolutions relating to a North Polar Expedition. The Royal Geographical Society aims to invite other scientific societies to contribute on this topic and present these observations to the government.

An enclosure to the letter, with an extent of three pages and labelled MC/7/179a, elaborates on the Royal Society's history in furthering expeditions, in particular the Arctic ones.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7951Markham; Sir; Clements Robert (1830 - 1916)1830 - 1916
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