Reference numberNLB/1/248
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p191
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to His Excellency, Ghazi Moukhtar Pasha
Date5 November 1886
DescriptionFoster is directed by the President and Council of the Royal Society to convey sincere thanks for the valuable and interesting volume relative to the ancient history of astronomy and mathematics which Pasha has presented ['Riaz MOUKHTAR; or, The garden of MOUKHTAR: an account of the ancient oriental methods of astronomy and mathematics']. The delay in acknowledging the gift has arisen from the Society being in vacation at the time of its arrival.
Access statusOpen
Related materialsee NLB/1/249 and NLB/1/181
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
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