Reference numberMS/426/590
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p133
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir W E Logan
Date28 May 1857
DescriptionAcknowledges letter announcing that the next meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will be held in Montreal [Canada] at the beginning of August. Includes an invitation from a Local Committee to send a representative and the offer to pay for the return trip. Informs the the desire of the President and the Council to express their interest in the meeting, but they regret they will not be able to take advantage of the offer.
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