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Reference numberMS/756/25
LevelItem
TitleDraft letter from Michael Foster to L Courtney
Date[1883]
DescriptionInforms he has received the letter regarding the Lords of the Treasury's approval of the proposed modifications in the eclipse expedition put forth in a letter by professor Stokes. Accepts the promised £500 in accordance to a condition stated in Courtney's letter. Says it will be convenient for the Royal Society to receive an order for the sum or that it might be paid to the Royal Society credit at Messers Robarts & Co at Lombard Street. Incomplete.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionPaper
Access statusOpen
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