Reference numberNLB/1/275
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p209
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr David Gill, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date19 November 1886
DescriptionGill's application for a grant in aid of an atlas of the southern heavens was placed before the Committee and a resolution agreed that the consideration of the application be postponed as such a large undertaking should not be entered upon without previous preliminary consideration by a Committee, and until the matter has been discussed at the proposed Paris Conference. A Committee has been appointed by the Council and will communicate further with Gill.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist1836 - 1907
NA6654Gill; Sir; David (1843 - 1914); Astronomer1843 - 1914
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