Reference numberMS/427/360
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p69
TitleCopy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Right Hon. Hugh L. Childers, Chancellor of the Exchequer
Date[3] May 1884
DescriptionInforms Hugh L. Childers, Chancellor of the Exchequer, of a formation of a delegation, (consisting of the President [Thomas Henry Huxley], the Astronomer Royal [William Henry Mahoney Christie], and Mr. Warren De La Rue) to discuss the importance of making a contribution towards the expenses of the International Metric Bureau. States that all other European nations and the US have already done so.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA6998Christie; Sir; William Henry Mahoney (1845 - 1922)1845 - 1922
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
NA3837Rue; Warren de la (1815 - 1889)1815 - 1889
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