Reference numberMS/426/665
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p150
TitleCopy letter from W [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society; to J T Elliott Esq. Colonial Office
Date27 April 1859
DescriptionConcerning the suggestion of the governor of New South Wales [Sir William Dension] to create a publication of the zoology, geology and botany of the Empire, answers, for the information of Sir Edward Lytton, that it will be brought to the Council.
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