I hope the printers sent you copy and proofs of the Catalogue letter as it now stands? I shall do nothing in the circulation of it until I hear further from you. The French Government have appointed Messrs Milne-Edwards, Darboux and Vroost as delegates to the Conference. Hotel Metropole Rooms are vacant for July 14th and are provisionally booked to us.
Asst. Sec. R.S. [Assistant Secretary, Royal Society]'.