Reference numberMS/427/348
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p65
TitleCopy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, President of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury
Date7 February 1884
DescriptionSends a breakdown of expenses incurred by the Circumpolar Expedition, which will be covered by the £1500 grant. These expenses total to $1484. 11. 7. In addition to this, Captain Dawson is owned £647. 10. 9 and additional charges of £500 is expected, totalling the expenditure of the expedition to £2630. Informs that £600 is expected from the Government of Canada to pay for transport costs. Explains the costs will increase if it is expected to publish the observations of the Expedition
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