Reference numberMS/765/3
TitleLetter from J Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society, to the President of the Council of the International Association of Academies, Imperial Academy of Sciences, Vienna
Date21 December 1905
DescriptionIs directed by the Preseident and Council of the Royal Society to forward a resolution which has been laid before them by the Royal Astronomical Society in which the President and Council fully concur;
'that this Council is of the opinion that the appointment of an International Committee to report on the present state of Lunar nomenclature and to suggest a course of action in future would be for the advantage of Selenography at the present time; and the Council would learn with satisfaction that the International Association of Academies is prepared to appoint such a Committee'.

Hopes this suggestion may receive favourable consideration at the hands of the Council of the International Association.
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