|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury
|3 February 1882
|In 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.