Record

Reference numberMS/426/672
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p153
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes
Date30 July 1859
DescriptionInforms that the estimates of lithographing the illustrations of Richard Owen's paper 'On the fossil mammals of Australia.— Part I. (Thylacoleo carnifex, Owen)' will exceed £60. Explains Owen has been asked to reduce the illustrations, or it will need to be sanctioned by the Council. He has been informed that as editor of the 'Philosopical Transactions', Stokes will communicate with him. Mentions the discrepancy of the estimate cost of lithographing Owen's paper on Plerusauria (£5) and has informs the printers to delay the publication until they have heard from Stokes.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1859.0016
Related records in the catalogueMS/426/670
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView



    CONTACT US

    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →

    SUBSCRIBE

    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView