Reference numberMS/426/707
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p163
TitleCopy letter from B C [Benjamin Collins] Brodie; President of the Royal Society; to Viscount Palmeston
Date25 January 1861
DescriptionConcerning the £1000 annual Government Grant. States there has been a surplus has remained from 1859, and as the amount for 1860 has just been paid, states the Royal Society will not ask for a grant for 1861. Also informs that the grants have been very productive in getting the best results and hopes to continue to received grants in the future.
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