Reference numberMS/427/442
Alternative reference numberMS/427 p87
TitleCopy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Spanish Minister [Clare Ford]
Date1 July 1885
DescriptionInforms the the projected journey of Prof. [Charles Smart] Roy and Mr. [Charles Scott] Sherrington to travel to Madrid via Paris from 3 July [1885]. Informs that they will carry delicate instruments as personal luggage and asks for customs to be instructed not to disturb them. Informs they will also bring a letter from the Marquis of Salisbury [Robert Gascoyne-Cecil] to the British Minister in Madrid [Clare Ford].
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