|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from John Evans, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to W. Dabymple-Hay Esq.
|24 August 1883
|Asks for an opinion regarding the timing of the payment of the Government Grants. Asks whether it will be simpler for both the recipient and the administrator to pay the Government Grant in July and January. States at the moment the grant is paid in October and January, while the Committee to redistribute grants are made in April. Mentions receiving the £500 in aid of Solar Eclipse Expedition, but still has not received the £4000. [See MS/427/277]
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