Reference numberMS/427/175
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p34
TitleCopy letter from [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the UnderSecretary of the State for War
Date5 April 1882
DescriptionInforms that a expedition for magnetic and meteorological observation will soon be sent to Fort Rae [Behchoko] in Canada. Asks for Mr. [Hugh] Childers [the Secretary for the State for War] to appoint an officer to lead the expedition,. The expedition will included 2 non-commissioned officers and a carpenter. Informs the expedition will be paid for by the Treasury and the Colonial government.
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