Reference numberMS/756/65
TitleDraft letter from Michael Foster to the secretary of the Treasury
Date4 May 1882
DescriptionExpresses pleasure over Her Majesty's government deciding to establish [illegible]. Informs that the Royal Society accepts with great willingness the charge of the expedition under the conditions mentioned in a letter of the secretary, and that they have appointed a committee (which included Sir George Richard, R H Scott, professor Stoke) to take special charge of the details of the expedition. Informs that the treasurer of the Royal Society 'will in due time make application for the same granted'.
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