Reference numberNLB/10/971
Alternative reference numberNLB/10 p468
TitleCopy letter from Michael Foster, to His Excellency, Dr R H Gunning
Date15 March 1895
DescriptionThe President and Council having considered the best means of carrying out the Trust so generously funded by Gunning, have adopted the following five resolutions in regards to it: the fund should not be applied in the form of a prize medal or reward; the interest accruing every three years should be applied for the promotion of physical science and biology alternately; the aid should preference investigation or operations which require to be repeated from time to time, or to the development of some specified continued lines of research; that the triennial instalment be applied to continuing the bacteriological investigation so far carried on by the Water Research Committee and directed especially to pathological questions; and that Dr Gunning be informed of the manner in which it is proposed to apply the income of the Trust which he has founded.
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