Reference numberMS/426/442
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p112
TitleCopy letter from S H [Samuel Hunter] Christie, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Lords Commissioners of the HM Treasury
Date21 February 1851
DescriptionSends copies of the expenses of printing in the 'Philosophical Transactions', the reports and results and the magnetic observations from across the world, carried out by military officers. The observations were made under the orders of the Lords of the Admiralty and the Master Officer of the Ordnance. Asks for £311. 12. 3. to pay for the expenses. [None of the enclosures are present.]
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