Reference numberNLB/1/135
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p120-121
TitleCopy letter from George Gabriel Stokes, to the Permanent Under Secretary of State for War, the War Office
Date24 June 1886
DescriptionHopes to obtain the loan of a few tents from the military stores at Barbados for use by the expedition to Grenada to observe the total eclipse of the sun in August next. Requests: ten double bell tents, or six double bell tents and four marquee tents. The expedition leaves England on 29 July by mail steamer and will call at Barbados for one day from whence they will immediately be taken to Grenada in a man-of-war. The tents should be returned early in September.
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Related materialsee NLB/1/136
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NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
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