Reference numberMC/8/222
TitleLetter from Willm B [William Benjamin] Carpenter, University of London, Burlington House, to [Sir Edward Sabine], President of the Royal Society
Date18 June 1868
DescriptionRegarding zoological and paleontological specimens acquired by the Swedish inspector of fisheries during deep-sea dredgings off the coast of Norway. Carpenter asks the Society to refer to the Admiralty a request for a ship to undertake such dredgings between Shetland and the Faroe Islands, as well as between the Faroe Islands and Iceland. Carpenter and Wyville Thomson further apply for £100 from the Donation Fund or the Government Grant Fund towards the necessary equipment.

[Enclosed communication with Wyville Thomson is present in volume as MC/8/202, see related record.]
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMC/8/202
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2869Carpenter; William Benjamin (1813 - 1885); naturalist1813 - 1885
NA8279Sabine; Sir; Edward (1788 - 1883)1788 - 1883
NA6353Thomson; Sir; Charles Thomas Wyville (1830 - 1882); naturalist1830 - 1882
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