Reference numberMS/427/423
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p81
TitleCopy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Secretary of the Treasury
Date1 May 1885
DescriptionSends a copy of the Annual Report by [John] Murray, as instructed by the Challenger Publication Committee for the approval and information of the Treasury. Informs that the Committee are happy with the results and for the estimates of the coming financial year. They also approve of the salary increase given to Mr. Chumby, who has been a great help in relation to the expenses and savings made on the expenditure.
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