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Reference numberMS/756/17
LevelItem
TitleDraft letter from Michael Foster to Lord [unknown]
Date19 March [1880s]
DescriptionExpects important results from the borings made across the delta of Egypt. The proposed borings, discussed in an enclosed memorandum [not present], would be neither difficult not labourious if undertaken by competent and experienced persons. Informs that the Royal Society is prepared to contribute towards the incidental expenses which might occur, for which they have voted £150. Incomplete. Written on paper from the Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionPaper
Access statusOpen
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