Reference numberMS/756/38
TitleDraft letter from Michael Foster to unknown correspondent
DescriptionRefers to a letter by Lord Frederick Cavendish stating that Parliament had granted £1500 plus £1000 for the purpose of the international circumpolar expedition, out of which instalments of £750 were to be paid to the Royal Society. Requests him to move the Lords to pay the remaining £1000, as Captain Dawson, who was in charge of the expedition, had now returned to the country and the sum owed to him would absorb the chief part of the money.
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