Reference numberNLB/1/144
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p128-129
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to the Secretary of Treasury
Date3 July 1886
DescriptionFoster sends for the information of the Lords of the Treasury a statement of personal grants agreed to at the last meeting of the Government Grant Committee, 19 May 1886. Asks if the Lords will sanction the following grants: £20 to W F Denning for observations of shooting stars and their radiant points with special reference to the long duration and stationary position of many meteor showers; £300 to Professor W[illiam] K[itchen] Parker for continuation of research into the morphology of the vertebrata; £100 to Professor T[homas] Rupert Jones for examination and description of the fossil Entomostraca (Ostracoda).
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