Reference numberMS/427/158
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p31
TitleCopy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury
Date3 February 1882
DescriptionIn reference to the letter 20926/81 chasing up the proposal to set up a observatory Station for 12 Months as part of an international chain of circumpolar stations. Informs that a Committee formed has had 2 meetings already and awaiting details from Canada.
Access statusOpen
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


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

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView