Reference numberNLB/1/38
Alternative reference numberNLB/1 p37
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to Secretary of the Treasury
Date23 December 1885
DescriptionAt the meeting of the Government Grant Committee on 17 December [1885] £50 was voted as a personal grant to Mr W E Adeny for 'completeing the determination of wave-lengths for the ultra-violet spark spectra of nickel, cobalt, palladium &c'. Foster asks if the Lords will sanction this grant.
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NA8220Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist1836 - 1907
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