Reference numberMS/427/31
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p6
TitleCopy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Principal [William] Dawson
Date19 April 1880
DescriptionInforms that Principal [William] Dawson's letter of December 1879 has been put to the Council and President. Informs they have no objection to Dawson publishing his investigations into the Ancient erect trees of South Joggins. Agrees with Dawson's suggestion to donate the fossils he has collected to the British Museum.
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