Reference numberMS/426/528
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p123
TitleCopy letter from Edward Sabine, Treasurer to the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury
Date4 September 1854
DescriptionInforms that the Smithsonian Institute in Washington has attempted to export several parcels of volumes to distribute among [English] Institutues and individuals who are not on the list of those sanctioned as duty free by the Treasury in 1852. Suggests the volumes be imported duty free and the list be changed to includes the additional individuals and institutes. [The lists of these institutes and individuals is not enclosed].
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