Reference numberMS/427/201
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p39
TitleCopy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. M. Whipple, Kew Observatory
Date26 May 1882
DescriptionIn relation to the application for the grant of £400 to establish a magnetic observatory at the Cape of Good Hope. Informs the the Grants Committee will not meet until November. Asks for details of the expenditure of the grant.
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