Reference numberMS/427/439
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p86
TitleCopy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Thomas Villiers] Lister, Foreign Office
Date30 June 1885
DescriptionGives thanks of the President and Council for the report of a Earthquake in Shensi [Shaanxi] and Gansu in China by the General Governor of those provinces. These were sent through the British Chargé d'affaires at Peking [Beijing].
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